LONDON, June 29 (Reuters) - Russia has invited Syrian President Bashar al-Assad to visit the Hameimim base, in line with warnings from the United States that "Damascus is preparing to strike a chemical strike," the Daily Mail reported.
The newspaper added that "Russia has invited the" dictator "Bashar al-Assad to visit al-Qaeda, and thus Moscow directed" the middle finger "of America.
The newspaper pointed to the Americans' warning that Assad was preparing for a new chemical attack and that the "Botanic force" had invited the "dictator" to visit the Russian base.
A video of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad explores the Russian air base in Hameim. During his tour, Assad inspected a number of Russian planes and fighters, accompanied by a number of Russian military commanders, including Chief of Staff General Valery Girasimov.
"The United States views possible preparations for a new attack using chemical weapons by the Assad regime, which could lead to the mass killing of the civilian population, including innocent children," the White House said in a statement on Damascus' readiness to prepare a chemical attack in Syria. These operations are similar to those that took place before the chemical attack on 4 April 2017. "
The White House added that "if Assad launched a new attack using chemical weapons, will lead to mass killing, it will pay a heavy price together with its armed forces."
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad paid a visit to the military base of Hameimim, where Russian air forces are based, in Lattakia, northwest of the country. He was received by Russian Chief of Staff General Valery Girasimov. Finished