Thursday, 12 April 2018

SEAL TWO BIRTH PAINS. Cabinet backs May's plans for ACTION against Assad

THERESA May last night rallied senior ministers behind her drive to punish Syrian Bashar Assad for a "shocking and barbaric" suspected chemical weapons attack.
An emergency meeting of her "War Cabinet" yesterday accepted it was "highly likely" the dictator's regime was responsible for the atrocity that killed around 75 civilians and agreed the outrage could not go "unchallenged".
But amid signs of misgivings among some senior Tories, the meeting left the issue of whether British Armed Forces will join an imminent US-led strike without parliamentary approval was left unresolved.
Instead, ministers called for further diplomatic efforts with the US and France to "co-ordinate an international response" to the crisis.
Ministers, summoned to Number 10 for the emergency session during the parliamentary Easter break, spent more than two hours discussing the options for backing US President Trump's threatened attack on Syrian government forces.
As ministers discussed the crisis yesterday, US officials claimed to have evidence that chlorine gas and a nerve agent were used in a Syrian government attack on the town of Douma in Eastern Ghouta at the weekend that left around 70 dead.

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Seal Two = War Outbreak from Israel, bringing in all the Nations.