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Syrian Foreign Ministry condemns U.S. strikes in Eastern Syria

2021-02-27 09:04:24       source:CGTN

Febuary 26, 2021

Syria condemned on Friday U.S. airstrikes in Eastern Syria, describing them as a negative indication of the new U.S. administration policies. The airstrikes killed at least 17, Reuters reported, citing a medical source.

The "cowardly" attack is against international law, Syria's foreign ministry argued, warning it would lead to an escalation in the region.

U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday directed the airstrikes against facilities belonging to what the Pentagon said were Iran-backed militia. 

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