CNN Evening News for Friday, Apr 07, 2017
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(Washington" Jim Sciutto) The US investigation into whether Russia was complicit in the Syrian government chemical attack on civilians this week & then bombed a hospital five hours later, the US missile strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashir al-Assad reviewed; air field targets shown. [US Ambassador to U.N. Nikki HALEY - says we are prepared to do more.] The timeline of the attack outlined. The "results of the US air strike against the air base in Syria discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Palm Beach: Jim Acosta) The administration position on the Syria mission last night with the objective to warn Syrian President Bashir al-Assad not to use chemical weapons discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Moscow: Matthew Chance) The issue of whether Russia bombed the hospital to cover up the chemical weapon use, the Russian furious reaction to the strike calling it an act of aggression with the suspension of the US-Russia air safety agreement, the deployment of a Russian warship to the region discussed.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; near Syrian-Turkey: Clarissa Ward) The reaction of Assad to the air strike with the Russians deciding how the regime reacts, the pro-Trump response from Syrian activist groups, the questions about the international response discussed.
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