Jakarta, (ANTARA News) - Indonesia has expressed concern over the recent developments in Syria after the US and its allies fired more than 100 missiles to that country.

"Indonesia is very concerned about the latest developments in Syria. Last week, Indonesia had sent its strong condemnation over the use of chemical weapons in Syria," the foreign ministry said in a statement received here on Saturday.

Indonesia has appealed to all the parties to exercise restraint and prevent escalation of tensions in Syria.

Indonesia has also called on all parties to assure the security and safety of the civilians, especially women and children.

The Indonesian government has reiterated the importance of comprehensive settlement of conflicts in Syria through negotiations and peaceful ways.

US President Donald Trump had ordered attacks in Syria to target the users of chemical weapons, following a poisonous gas attack that left 60 people dead.

He noted that the US, France, and British joint operations were aiming at targets and were ready to continue until Syria stops the use of chemical weapons.

He noted that he had ordered the US military to conduct assaults on the right targets that were linked to the chemical weapons capacity of the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

During his televised speech from the White House, some explosions were heard in Damascus.

Reporter: Yuni Arisandy
Editor: Andi Abdussalam
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