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Saudi Arabia supports US-led airstrikes on Syria

IANS  |  Riyadh 

on Saturday extended support to the coordinated missile strikes by the US, Britain and on military targets in

The (SPA) cited a source in the as saying that "the Ministry expressed Saudi Arabia's full support to the US, Britain and France's military operations on military targets in Syria".

An from the Ministry highlighted that the operations were a response to the use of banned by the Syrian regime against innocent civilians and its years of "horrible crimes", the agency report said.

The held the responsible for such military attack and the international community for not taking serious steps against the regime.

The US, Britain and launched coordinated strikes against Syria's research, storage and military targets to "punish" the Bashar al-Assad regime for an in Douma last week that killed over 70 people. The military action was denounced by and its ally as a "failure" and "an act of aggression".

Western allies warned on Saturday that they could launch further attacks if were used again.



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 21:22 IST