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Spicer: US is Right Because Russia Stands With Syria, North Korea, and Iran

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said at a press briefing Monday that comparing which countries stood with the United States and which countries stood with Russia showed who was right on the Syrian issue.

“I think that if you look at the countries that are with us, it speaks pretty loudly, the number of countries that have stood shoulder-to-shoulder with this President,” Spicer said.

“Russia, on the other hand, stands with Syria, North Korea, and Iran,” Spicer continued. “I think when you contrast the two groups of [countries], it’s pretty clear that we’re on the right side of this issue.”

According to The New York Times, countries like Canada, the United Kingdom, Germany, and Australia – all ranked in the top 15 of the 2016 Human Freedom Index – supported the strike.

Meanwhile, opposition to the strike came from Russia, Syria, and Iran – some of the worst human rights offenders, according to the Index.