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Syria / US Air Strike #1109231

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 2017
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Martha Raddatz) The US missile strike against Syria two days after the chemical attack fired from two ships in the Mediterranean while President Trump dined with the Chinese president in Florida featured; night scenes shown. [On plane yesterday, TRUMP - says what Syria did is a disgrace to humanity.] [TRUMP - says he ordered a targeted strike.] [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - says we are prepared to do more.] The Russian protest shutdown of a hotline to "deconflict" airplanes over Syria discussed.]

(Studio: David Muir; studio: Stephen Ganyard) The flight of the missiles from the sea to Syria & the statement sent by Trump discussed; maps shown.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Palm Beach, Florida: Jonathan Karl) A look inside the war room with Trump with his national security team examined; photos from the war room & the dinner with China's President Xi Jinping shown. [Yesterday, TRUMP - says the attack on children had a big impact on him.] [Hillary CLINTON - says we should take out Syrian President Bashir al-Assad's airfields.] [TRUMP - talks about his relationship with Xi.] Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russia next week discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Studio: Brian Ross) The warning to the US from Russia, which has supported Syria, examined; Russian footage of the attack in Syria shown. [Twice, TRUMP - praises Russia.] [HALEY - suggests the Assad regime is playing the Russians.] A bomb attack on a Syrian hospital discussed; video shown.

Muir, David;
Raddatz, Martha;
Ganyard, Stephen;
Karl, Jonathan;
Ross, Brian

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