US, Britain, France bomb Syria

Oh what a lovely war! Thought of Syria strikes galvanizes breathless British media

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"Our service personnel have played an important role in terms of degrading the ability of the Syrian regime to use chemical weapons in the future", Williamson said.

As I discussed with President Trump and President Macron, it was a limited, targeted and effective strike with clear boundaries that expressly sought to avoid escalation and did everything possible to prevent civilian casualties.

"You are not only placing yourselves above worldwide law, but you are trying to re-write global law", Nebenzia said after the vote.

"Russia severely condemns the attack on Syria where Russian military are helping the lawful government in the fight with terrorism", the Kremlin said in a statement, its first reaction to the strikes.

Only China and Bolivia voted in favour, while three other countries abstained.

"They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime".

Many MPs have called for Britain to act against Syria, warning that the use of chemical weapons was in breach of worldwide law and could not be allowed to go unpunished.

He stated earlier this week that France was able to assault the "chemical capabilities" of the Assad regime.

The prime minister said that Britain would do all it could to ensure humanitarian access for all civilians stranded in Syria. The officials said they were "confident" in the intelligence, according to reports.

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"We consider this operation as appropriate", Erdogan told a meeting of his ruling party in Istanbul.

"We're looking very seriously, very closely at that whole situation and we'll see what happens folks", he said.

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The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons tweeted that a team of its investigators will start work Saturday in Douma.

Syrian state media said the attack would fail and called it a "flagrant violation of worldwide law".

Assad's main ally Russian Federation has repeatedly issued warnings to the USA that it will shoot back at missiles, warships and jets if they strike against Syria, bringing the U.S. and Russian Federation into direct conflict for the first time.

While the full assessment of the strike is ongoing, we are confident of its success.

"All together, 103 cruise missiles were deployed", Rudskoi said.

Numerous rounds of UN-backed talks have failed to stem Syria's conflict, which has killed more than 350,000 people and displaced more than half the country's population.

"China has always spoken against the use of military force in global relations and spoken for the respect of the sovereignty of all the states, their independence and territorial integrity", the spokeswoman said.

Elsewhere, the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament attacked the strikes and criticised Mrs May for bypassing Parliament.

The Syria Times gave a different version of the impact of the dawn attacks.

He thundered: "I do think it's an outrageous thing to say that a British Prime Minister would deliberately put armed services personnels' lives at risk just because they want to deflect from a domestic political problem like Brexit".

And he set his own precedent just over a year ago when he ordered a cruise missile strike on a Syrian air base after sarin was sacked at civilians in the town of Khan Sheikhun. She also claims that it is to help the children of Syria and it is in the best interest for British security. "We warned that such actions will not be left without consequences".

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