United States 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses chemical weapons again: Haley

A British Tornado fighter-bomber prepares to play its part in the massive attack

Criticizing the United States and its allies for launching the missile strikes despite absence of any proven evidence regarding the use of chemical weapons by Syrian government, Iran's Foreign Ministry said America and its allies will assume responsibility for the regional and trans-regional consequences of this adventurism. Thus, this attack looks much more like it was meant only to degrade Syrian chemical weapons themselves.

The attack, which Damascus and its Russian ally have denied ever happened, prompted an unprecedented wave of missile strikes by the United States, France and Britain on Saturday.

"Air strikes disconnected from a broader strategy may be necessary, but they alone will not achieve USA objectives in the Middle East", said McCain, who a year ago called for more aggressive action that would cripple Assad's military.

At the Security Council meeting in New York, Russian ambassador Vassily Nebenzia said that Russian and Syrian forces are attacking terrorists, not civilians, and that overnight attack by the USA and its European allies had worsened an "already catastrophic humanitarian situation".

Meanwhile, the US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said the strikes were carefully planned to minimise civilian casualties.

She accused Russian Federation of defending Syrian President Bashar Assad and failing to ensure that Syria's chemical weapons were destroyed as the Assad regime had pledged in 2013.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has backed the air strikes as a "necessary and appropriate" action to warn Syria against further use of chemical weapons.

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Around 30 missiles were fired in the attack, and a third of them were shot down, the official said. Moscow promised a response to the attack, saying its "worst apprehensions" had come true.

Prime Minister Theresa May said, per CNN, she had "authorized British armed forces to conduct coordinated targeted strikes to degrade the Syrian regime's chemical weapons capability and deter their use". "This is not about intervening in a civil war".

Several U.S. officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said it was not a priority for the administration to push out Assad, who has survived with massive aid from Iran and Russian Federation.

"If the Syrian regime uses this poisonous gas again, the United States is locked and loaded..." The White House has since given out that it was guided by news reports and reports by other sources (probably NGOs) in accusing Bashar al-Assad.

"The target of those attacks is just military airports, which participate in the bombing and killing of Syrian people with chemical weapons and centers that create chemical weapons". But unrest in Iraq continues: Obama sent troops back to the country to fight ISIS in 2014.

The US, France, and Britain announced a joint operation against Syria's government, a week after an alleged chemical attack outside the capital Damascus that was said to have left more than 40 people dead.

"President Assad was in absolutely positive spirits".

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