White House says U.S. air strikes in Syria aim to send message


ON BOARD AIR FORCE ONE (Reuters) - U.S. air strikes in Syria are meant to send the message that President Joe Biden will act to protect Americans, a White House spokeswoman said on Friday.

Future U.S. actions in the region will be deliberative and will aim to deescalate tensions in Syria, spokeswoman Jen Psaki said.

(Reporting by Jarrett Renshaw; Writing by Makini Brice)

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