The US, UK, and France launched strikes against targets at three sites in Syria in the early hours of Saturday morning, following a week of threats of retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack on civilians in the Damascus enclave of Douma.
Britain and France joined the United States in the strikes in a coordinated operation that was intended to show Western resolve in the face of what the leaders of the three nations called persistent violations of international law. Mr. Trump characterized it as the beginning of a sustained effort to force Mr. Assad to stop using banned weapons, but only ordered a limited, one-night operation that hit three targets.
But what targets is not the number of goals, but the implementation of these coordinated operations, which will have important effects on the political situation in the region. And no doubt, its first impact not only on Assad but Iran is also directly affected by this operation
Although Russia and Iran were very threatened during the day before the operation, they refrained from responding, and in practice they did nothing.
Some individuals inside the Iranian regime were blamed Russia and accused him of treason and deal with Tramp, expecting Russia to launch rockets into US planes or missiles as Russia claimed.
In response to #Russia's possible backstabbing of #Iran & #Syria's Assad by not responding to the recent US-led strikes, Iran is desperately attempting to maintain Moscow's support by ordering schools to teach Russian instead of English as a 2nd language.https://t.co/hR9lKxvVyU pic.twitter.com/fB83nBUJmY
— Heshmat Alavi (@HeshmatAlavi) April 20, 2018
According to an analyst of the regime’s foreign relations, the government’s Entekhab newspaper, which is dependent on Hassan Rouhani’s faction, It was predicted that Russia would not do anything other than verbal condemnation And it is not necessary for the system to react more than condemning the attack The system has stated that the attack complicates the Middle East, especially Syria. I do not think it’s necessary to react more than this. The system is just enough to condemn and say that the future of Syria will not be solved by this way
It is true that the Russian ambassador to Lebanon has said that we will react sharply, but it is predictable from Russia’s background that they will not do anything other than verbal condemnation. However, they later announce that they will make decisions about the implications.
The first reaction of the Iranian leaders was the position of Ali Khamenei, the supreme leader of the mullahs, who accused Tramp and Macron and Teresa Mike of crimes and said: “I explicitly say that the President of the United States, the French President, and the British prime minister, have committed a crime so they are criminal.”
But others have accused Saudi Arabia of paying coalition forces. Hossein Shariatmadari is the editor-in-chief of Kayhan. His official position is representative of the Supreme Leader said:
Without any doubt, one can conclude that Saudi Arabia has paid the criminal Joint attack cost of US, British and French incursion to Syria. Therefore, Saudi Arabia and its allies must pay the price, and Syria must rocket Riyadh and Abu Dhabi to retaliate for this crime.
Several other Iranian regime officials have warned the government and the military that it is good to remain neutral about Syria and to wait patiently for the crisis that has just begun. But there were others who blamed the government’s policies and said that all the costs that we had given to Syria and Hezbollah did not resolve us, and now we are losing everything.
It can be seen from the Iranian regime’s reactions that the regime is very concerned about the disappearance of its policies in Syria and then in the region as a whole. Policies that were the means of blackmail and terrorism and the pressure on the countries of the region and the loss of insecurity and the creation of terrorist groups. This policy is now failing and failure of this policy means the complete failure of the mullah’s regime
This policy will soon destroy the integrity of the system and, ultimately, this plunder and looting regime will pay the cost of its anti-national policy They will be overthrown by the resistance and the Iranian people and its Underground Resistance Core