Western missile attack on Syria was ‘right along with legal,’ British PM May says

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018.

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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May attends a press conference in 10 Downing Street, London, April 14, 2018.

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Saturday of which the item was right along with legal to order cruise missile strikes against Syria after a chemical attack on civilians inside the town of Douma.

May said the aim was to deter the Syrian authorities via further use of chemical weapons along with to send a message to the wider world of which the item was unacceptable to use such weapons.

“the item was both right along with legal to take military action together with our closest allies to alleviate further humanitarian suffering by degrading the Syrian regime’s chemical weapons capability,” May said.

She added of which she would likely address parliament on Monday.

May said intelligence along with open source accounts indicated of which the Syrian government was behind the attack in Douma last Saturday.

“Reliable intelligence indicates of which Syrian military officials coordinated what appears to be the use of chlorine in Douma on the 7th April. No additional group could have carried This particular attack,” May said. “The [Syrian] opposition does not operate helicopters or use barrel bombs.”

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