Syria Airstrikes: A Bullet Point Summary Of The World’s Reaction

We’d be remiss if we didn’t give you the overnight headline dump re: US airstrikes on Syria because after all, this is all you’re going to be hearing about for the foreseeable future.

Geopolitical risk has come calling and even if risk assets prove characteristically resilient, the immediate market reaction on Thursday evening certainly lends credibility to the contention that we’re vulnerable to tape bombs when Treasurys and other safe-havens (read: the yen) are looking for reasons to rally.

Here’s a rundown of pretty much everything you need to know in terms of who said what over the past seven or so hours. Most of this is predictable, but nevertheless you should keep yourself apprised.

Via Bloomberg

  • Netanyahu Says Israel “Fully Supports’ Trump Action on Syria
  • Russian Senator: U.S. Strikes Meant to Assign Blame for Idlib
  • Turnbull: U.S. Strike in Syria ‘Calibrated, Proportionate’
  • Saudi Arabia ‘Fully Supports’ U.S. Strikes Against Syria: SPA
  • Erdogan Expressed Syria Readiness Before U.S. Missile Raid: AA
  • BNP Sees U.S. Syria Strike Having Limited Impact on Asia Markets
  • EU’s Mogherini Urges Investigation of Syria Chemical Attack
  • Finland Says UN Sec. Council Must Act to Solve Syria Crisis: STT
  • Tehran ‘Strongly Condemns U.S. Aggression’ on Syria: Syrian TV
  • Le Pen Condemns U.S. Raids on Syria; Says Sovereignty Violated
  • Putin Calls U.S. Strikes ‘Aggression on Sovereign State’: IFX
  • U.K. ‘Fully Supports’ U.S. Action in Syria, May’s Office Says
  • PM Abe Says Japan Fully Supports U.S. Resolve on Syria
  • Turkey’s Kurtulmus: U.S. Attack Against Syria Army ‘Important’
  • Germany’s Gabriel Calls U.S. Strikes in Syria ‘Understandable’
  • France’s Ayrault Says Syria Raids Clarifies U.S. Policy
  • Russia Halts Military Deconfliction Pact After U.S. Syria Strike
  • Merkel, Hollande Say Assad Alone Bears Responsibility for Strike
  • Denmark Backs U.S. Missile Attack Against Syria, Minister Says
  • Cavusoglu: Syria Regime Should be Removed as Soon as Possible
  • Dutch Govt Says U.S. Strike in Syria ‘Proportional Reaction’
  • No Russian Casualties After U.S. Airstrike on Syria Base: Lavrov
  • Israel Received Advanced Notice of U.S. Syria Attack: Official
  • Sweden’s Wallstrom: Unclear If Syria Attack Is New U.S. Policy
  • Italy’s Gentiloni: Russia Must Have Role in Syria Negotiations
  • Macron Calls for Coordinated International Action in Syria
  • U.S. Strikes in Syria Show ‘Needed Resolve,’ EU’s Tusk Says
  • NATO Says Any Use of Chemical Weapons ‘Cannot Go Unanswered’

2 thoughts on “Syria Airstrikes: A Bullet Point Summary Of The World’s Reaction

  1. Trump is in his heaven…..he is so happy to have the world talking about him…..his head may explode. Oh, well, one can only wish.

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