Apr 16 2018
Pentagon officials said the overnight missile strikes by the USA, the United Kingdom, and France on three key targets in Syria crippled the ability of dictator Bashar al-Assad's regime to use chemical weapons.
With regards to chemical weapons, the president said his country "firmly condemns. the use of chemical weapons, as has happened in recent days in Syria".
She will repeat Saturday's assertion that Britain was "confident in our own assessment that the Syrian regime was highly likely responsible" and that it could not wait "to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks", according to excerpts of her speech.
A fact-finding team of inspectors from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog was in Damascus and headed to the town of Douma yesterday, scene of the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed more than 40 people. Russian Federation has long backed the Assad regime and has repeatedly vetoed UN Security Council resolutions concerning chemical weapons.
The official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Trump wanted to do heavier damage to Assad's war machine but ultimately settled on degrading his chemical weapons capability in part because he was reminded that part of his domestic political base was opposed to the United States getting dragged deeper into the Syria quagmire.
"He is used to using chemical weapons", Le Drian said, adding: "For them it's become banal, but one had to put and end on it", he added.
Russian Federation has used its veto 12 times at the Security Council to block action targeting its Syrian ally.
As the missiles rained down, one administration official explained that, over the course of this week, the president had tweeted his intention to the American people.
"We pray that God will guide the whole region toward a future of dignity and of peace", he said.
Le Drian said the information proved the use of chemical weapons by Syrian forces in an attack on April 7.
Mr Trump concluded his announcement by saying the nations of Britain, France and the United States of America "have marshalled their righteous power against barbarism and brutality".
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies have given the action their full support, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said.
"A perfectly executed strike", Trump tweeted after US, French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles almost unopposed by Syrian air defenses.
Soussan reiterated a pledge by the Syrian government that the chemical experts would be allow to investigate unimpeded. Chlorine, in contrast, has been used more widely in Syria's conflict without past USA reprisals, and the chemical is far easier to find and weaponize, experts say.
The attack on Syria has united the population and increased the nation's resolve to continue fighting terrorism, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said following the US, British and French airstrike on Damascus.
"Mission Accomplished!" he wrote.
Trump's UN ambassador, Nikki Haley, told the session that the president has made it clear that if Assad uses poison gas again, "the United States is locked and loaded". The attack last week killed dozens of people including children.
But he appeared to conflict that message when he said on Saturday that Western allies were prepared to "sustain this response" if Assad does not stop using prohibited chemical weapons.
Israel is reportedly concerned that the US-led airstrikes in Syria could harm its long-term security.
"We have absorbed the strike", the official told Reuters. French Defence Minister Florence Parly said Russians was warned beforehand to avert conflict.
While some Syrians are in favour of air strikes, others say foreign aggression isn't the answer.
European Union foreign-policy chief Federica Mogherini said the bloc "supports all efforts aimed at the prevention of the use of chemical weapons".
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