Foreign Minister: US thanks Czech Republic for supporting Syria strikes

The United States have thanked the Czech Republic for supporting the strikes on Syria carried out by the US, Britain and France on Saturday night, the Foreign Ministry told the Czech News Agency on Sunday.

Foreign Minister Martin Stropnický on Saturday night spoke on the phone with US acting US Secretary of State John Sullivan, who informed him about the details of the attack. Mr Sullivan also told Mr Stropnický that considered the Czech Republic a reliable ally.

The US, UK and France have carried out air and missile strikes in Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack last Saturday.