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Biden says US will use force to ‘protect Americans’ in Syria

Biden says US will use force to ‘protect Americans’ in Syria

President mentions attack in Syrian city that killed 1 and wounded 6 US officials; Pentagon blames Iran for authorship

US President Joe Biden said this Friday (March 23, 2023) that the country will react. “with strength” To protect US troops and civilians in Syria. Text in response to US contractor killed, another injured and 5 soldiers injured in drone strike. The Pentagon blamed Iran for the bombing.

Biden said this in conversations with journalists in Canada. He went to a neighboring country to meet the President of the United States to meet With Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

The US chief executive said the US does not seek conflict with Iran, but it is what it is “I will act with protective force” population. Biden said the statement was a reflection of what happened on Thursday night (23.mar).

He noted several airstrikes in Syria against Iran-aligned groups. The US Department of Defense said the attack was carried out after US soldiers were killed in a drone strike. Here it is Notice Official (27 KB, in English).

In that note, the Pentagon said the drone struck a base near Hasaka in northeastern Syria. US intelligence has confirmed that the material is of Iranian origin.

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said the US had struck facilities used by groups affiliated with the IRGC (Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps).

In addition to the drone strike on Thursday (March 23), according to the US Secretary of Defense, the response “Recent Series of Attacks” carried out in Syria by groups affiliated with the IRGC.

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“Like the president Biden made clear that we will take all necessary steps to protect our people and always respond at a time and place of our choosing.Austin said.