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Syrian President Assad says Syria firepower not affected by US strike

A barrage of US missiles against a military airport after a suspected chemical attack had not diminished the Syrian government's ability to carry out strikes.

Published: 13th April 2017 06:38 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2017 06:38 PM   |  A+A-

In this image provided by the U.S. Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) launches a tomahawk land attack missile in the Mediterranean Sea. (Photo | AP)

By AFP

DAMASCUS: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a barrage of US missiles against a military airport after a suspected chemical attack had not diminished his government's ability to carry out strikes.

"Our firepower, our ability to attack the terrorists hasn't been affected by this strike," he told AFP on Wednesday in an exclusive interview in Damascus.



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