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WAR IN SYRIA: Theresa May’s ‘War Cabinet’ agrees on “need to take action” in Syria

THERESA May held a “War Cabinet” at Number 10 to authorise strikes in Syria yesterday following Bashar al-Assad’s chemical attack on his own people in the Syrian city of Douma.

British Cabinet ministers have reportedly agreed “on the need to take action” in Syria to “deter the further use of chemical weapons.”

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Ministers agreed it was “highly likely” the Assad regime was responsible for a suspected chemical attack at a cabinet meeting lasting more than two hours.

They agreed that the use of chemical weapons must not “go unchallenged”.

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to US President Donald Trump late last night and they agreed that Assad had “established a pattern of dangerous behaviour in relation to the use of chemical weapons”.

“They agreed to keep working closely together on the international response.” Downing Street said.

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Yesterday French President Emmanuel Macron sai he had “proof” of a chemical weapons attack by Assad.

Macron said in a TV interview on French TV: “We have proof that chemical weapons, at least chlorine, were used, and that they were used by the Bashar al-Assad regime.”

“We cannot allow escalation [of the armed struggle to] take place in the region,” he added.

Macron also added that France would make a decision “in due time” along with Britain and the U.S. on how to respond to the growing Syrian crisis.

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Macron confirmed that he had talked Donald Trump relating to the evidence and said “Our teams work closely together.”

President Trump on Wednesday told Moscow to “get ready” for incoming US missiles.

Britain and America were looking ever more likely to go to War in Syria after Prime Minister Theresa May ordered UK submarines within range of Bashar al-Assad’s Syrian forces late last night.

A source told the Telegraph. “We are moving subs in, we are doing everything necessary operationally to do that.

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“If any action is going to happen it is going to happen before Monday because once you start having a debate about it, it will be very difficult for Number 10 to do anything.”

Yesterday Mr Trump tweeted: “Never said when an attack on Syria would take place. Could be very soon or not so soon at all! In any event, the United States, under my Administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS. Where is our “Thank you America?”

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