U.S. reportedly notified Israel strikes on Syria 12-24 hours earlier

Netanyahu praises US strikes in Syria warns about Iran

Netanyahu praises US strikes in Syria warns about Iran

US-led strikes in Syria on Saturday (April 14) are an "important signal" to Iran, Syria and and Lebanese militant group Hizbollah, a senior Israeli Cabinet minister said. She says the US was confident that they had "significantly degraded his ability to use chemical weapons ever again".

He stressed that missile strikes at Syria are "justified".

Public radio said that Israel had been informed ahead of time of the strikes that were carried out by the United States, France and Britain.

They "are responsible for the regional consequences of this adventurist action", it said, condemning a "clear violation of global rules and laws".

Russian Federation and Syria disagree with Western allies that gas was used by Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces to suppress opposition close to Damascus in an April 7 attack.

Earlier, another Israeli official said the punitive US-led strikes on Syria are justified because of the "murderous actions" of the Damascus government.

"Last year, [US] President [Donald] Trump made it clear that using chemical weapons crossed a red line".

The prime minister also praised the strike's strategic goals, saying, "Early this morning, under American leadership, the United States, France and the United Kingdom demonstrated that their commitment is not limited to proclamations of principle".

The airstrikes were launched under the pretext to punish Syrian government for the alleged use of chemical weapons in an attack on the rebel-held town of Douma near Damascus.

"Canada supports the decision by the United States, the United Kingdom, and France to take action to degrade the Assad regime's ability to launch chemical weapons attacks against its own people", Trudeau said in a statement Friday.

The Russian military had previously said Syria's Soviet-made air defense systems downed 71 out of 103 cruise missiles launched by the United States and its allies.

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