UN Security Council rejects Russian Federation resolution on Syria strikes

Vladimir Putin Says Missile Strikes On Syria Will Make The Humanitarian Catastrophe Worse

Israel Concerned Syria Strikes Could Harm Its Security

"I spoke to the president this morning, and he said if the Syrian regime uses poisonous gas again, the United States is locked and loaded", Haley said.

Moscow called the emergency Council meeting after the US, France and the United Kingdom fired scores of cruise missiles at what they said were chemical weapons facilities in Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack by Damascus last week.

Readouts of the phone calls issued by the White House said the leaders discussed the success of the Friday night military operations in Syria and the need to deter Syrian President Bashar Assad's government from conducting further chemical attacks.

President Donald Trump has expressed his intention to pull all United States forces out of Syria in the near future.

She also suggested that Russian Federation wasn't helpful in pursing worldwide diplomatic responses to the chemical attack, saying the 105 missiles launched by the U.S., France and the United Kingdom at three Syrian sites connected to the making and storing of chemical weapons "didn't have to happen".

The president was in a "good mood" and continuing his work in Damascus, agencies cited the lawmakers as saying, and praised the Soviet-era air defence systems Syria used to help to repel the Western attacks.

- US President Donald Trump condemned Syria's two main allies, Russian Federation and Iran, for supporting "murderous dictators".

The vote reflected the deep divisions in the UN's most powerful body, which has been paralyzed in dealing with the seven-year Syrian conflict and chemical weapons use in the country.

Inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) are now in Damascus and are expected to visit Douma this weekend.

Air strikes by the allies on Saturday hit three targets that Western officials said were linked to chemical weapons development in the Damascus and Homs areas.

Syrian TV reported that Syria's air defenses responded to the attack, and the Russian military said Syrian air defense units downed 71 of the missiles launched by the U.S., French and British ships and aircraft. "And we can not wait to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks". She said that Washington's main goal is "to see American troops come home", but it is not going to leave "until we know we have accomplished those things". "This is not about intervening in a civil war".

He did not rule out sarin use.

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