That can not be a slaughter.
"That can not be a slaughter", Trump said, warning that if it becomes one, "the United States is going to get very angry".
Trump on Wednesday called it a "very sad situation", and warned those involved in the conflict to be "very, very judicious and careful". "I am watching that very closely".
A Virginia state senator has made a second trip to Syria to voice support for Syrian President Bashar Assad.
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"That was never even contemplated, nor would it be contemplated", Trump said, calling Woodward´s book "fiction".
Trump and his top officials have called attention to the impending Syrian government offensive in recent days, warning the Syrian regime and its backers Russian Federation and Iran not to use chemical weapons or recklessly cause civilian deaths.
Eight people were reported killed Tuesday in airstrikes on Idlib. "And the United States is going to get very angry, too". The Russian military says it struck militant targets far from residential areas.
Idlib, a city in northwestern Syria controlled by "ultra-radical groups" as Russian Federation calls, has a population of about 2.5 million and is strategically important as it borders Turkey.
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Trump wanted to have Assad assassinated a year ago but Defense Secretary James Mattis ignored the request, according to the book "Fear: Trump in the White House".
In a statement on Wednesday, the White House warned "millions of innocent civilians are under threat of an imminent Assad regime attack, backed by Russian Federation and Iran".
The bombardment began just hours after Trump warned on Twitter that Assad "must not recklessly attack Idlib Province".
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"We are ready to strike if chemical weapons were used again", Armed Forces Chief Francois Lecointre told a small group of reporters Thursday.