Russian Federation may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says
Russian Federation may have tampered with chemical attack site, U.S. envoy says
US to impose more sanctions on Russia after chemical attack in Syria, Haley says
16 April, 2018, 23:40
Moscow brokered that agreement to forestall US strikes in retaliation for an August 2013 chemical-weapons attack in a Damascus suburb that killed hundreds.
The 28 ministers endorsed the missile strikes and considered steps to deepen Assad's isolation.
The White House said that despite events in Syria and the poisoning of a spy on British soil, Trump still wanted to sit down with Putin.
The night time assault on Syria was carefully limited to minimise civilian casualties and avoid direct conflict with Russian Federation, but confusion arose over the extent to which Washington warned Moscow in advance.
The United States, Britain and France fired more than 100 missiles at three alleged chemical weapons facilities on Friday, angering the Syrian regime's military backer Moscow, which threatened to retaliate.
It also calls for unfettered access to the town of Douma, the site of the chemical weapons attack that triggered the western retaliation, which OPCW inspectors were barred from visiting on Monday by Russian Federation and Syrian regime for "security reasons".
Russian Federation into a recent poison gas attack in Douma, Syria, as well as a joint investigation by the United Nations and the OPWC to find out who was behind the attack.
Trump tweeted "Mission Accomplished" on Saturday after US, French and British warplanes and ships launched more than 100 missiles almost unopposed by Syrian air defences.
Medical aid groups and the White Helmets rescue organisation have said such statements - already aired on state television in recent days - were made under duress.
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The proposed sanctions follow US -led airstrikes against Syria's chemical weapons capability and President Trump's promise that Assad and his allies, namely Moscow, would pay a "big price" for enabling the use of chemical weapons.
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson made this clear on Monday as he arrived at a meeting of European Union foreign ministers in Luxembourg, telling reporters: "I'm afraid the Syrian war will go on in its terrible, miserable way".
Russia and Iran called the use of force by the U.S. and its French and British allies a "military crime" and 'act of aggression.' The UN Security Council rejected a Russian resolution calling for condemnation of the aggression by the three Western allies.
U.S. President Donald Trump said the strikes had accomplished their aim of undermining efforts by the Syrian government to produce and use chemical weapons again in violation of the Chemical Weapons Convention.
"I would like to believe that we will not see a day that is worse than today", he said.
"We are considering additional sanctions on Russian Federation and a decision will be made in the near future", said press secretary Sarah Sanders.
The allies could not wait "to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks", according to excerpts of her speech.
Jeremy Corbyn, leader of the main opposition Labour Party, has questioned the legal basis for Britain's involvement.
These deliberations may include a new draft resolution submitted at the UN Security Council on Monday, sponsored by the US, France, and Britain - the three countries that carried out the missile strikes on Saturday to punish Mr Al Assad for the use of chemical weapons. The French Constitution bars presidents from going to parliament and President Emmanuel Macron will therefore not be questioned by law-makers.
The hearing in a New York City courtroom stems from a surprise raid this month on Cohen's home and office. It's unclear how today's revelation will affect Hannity's coverage of Trump and Cohen going forward.
The US President has declared the US, UK and French strikes on Syria a success, as Russian Federation has described them unlawful. Mekdad declined to comment to reporters waiting outside the hotel where the meeting took place.
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Deploying the armed forces is a prerogative power, meaning the prime minister can launch action without backing from MPs. Both Syria and Russian Federation have denied all responsibility for the alleged chemical attacks.
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