WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — On Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reported that the CIA and its regional partners are preparing Plan B in Syria that includes delivery of various types of anti-aircraft weapons to Syrian rebels. Anonymous US and Mideast officials cited by the outlet would not, however, specify the precise systems that can be delivered.
Trapani said that the CIA would decline to comment on the report.
On February 23, the day after Russia and the United States negotiated the ceasefire, White House spokesperson Josh Earnest said the United States was "not ruling out a Plan B" in case the truce did not hold. Moscow questioned US commitment to the cessation of hostilities with its contingency plan.