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President Donald Trump says United States has 'launched precision strikes' on Syria

President Trump made the announcement on Friday night. (Source CNN) President Trump made the announcement on Friday night. (Source CNN)

President Donald Trump said the United States has "launched precision strikes" on Syria.

President Trump made the announcement on Friday night.

He said this is part of a combined operation with France and the United Kingdom.

According to the Associated Press the strikes are a "direct result of Russia's failure to keep Syria's Assad from using chemical weapons.

The Associated Press is also reporting President Trump said U.S. Allies are prepared for "sustained" response until the Syrian government stops use of chemical weapons.

You can watch the stream of the President Trump's speech in the video below.

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