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Only three countries - Russia, China and Bolivia - voted in favor of the resolution at the end of an emergency meeting of the 15-member council called by Russia on Saturday.

During his address, President Trump said United States forces were prepared to sustain this response "until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents" and issued a direct message to Russian Federation and Iran which he said are "most responsible for supporting, equipping, and financing the criminal Assad regime". -Russian collisions or confrontations in Syrian airspace.

Sergey Lavrov said Russian experts have inspected the site of the alleged attack in Douma, just east of Damascus, and found no trace of chemical weapons.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime was suspected of orchestrating a chlorine attack, which occurred on April 7.

Russian Federation and Iran called the use of force by the United States and its French and British allies a "military crime" and "act of aggression".

And now for a view from Russian Federation, where President Vladimir Putin has called the airstrikes in Syria, quote, "an act of aggression".

The confused announcement and walk-back outlined in the report came just days after the USA, along with the United Kingdom and France, ordered strikes on Syrian facilities in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack and as the Trump administration has ramped up criticism of Russian Federation for its support of Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.

Tomahawk missiles were used in previous United States attacks in Syria a year ago in response to the use of chemical weapons in the rebel-held Khan Sheikhoun town of Idlib province.

"We are prepared to sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents", Trump said.

"Good souls will not be humiliated", Assad tweeted, while hundreds of Syrians gathered in Damascus, the capital, where they flashed victory signs and waved flags in scenes of defiance after the early morning barrage.

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Shvytkin also said that the military action by France, Britain and the United States in Syria does not benefit the effort to build constructive relations with Moscow.

Appearing live on French television BFM and online investigative site Mediapart, the 40-year-old leader said the US, Britain and France had "full global legitimacy to intervene" with the strikes, to enforce worldwide humanitarian law.

The U.S. -led operation won broad Western support.

On CBS's "Face the Nation", Haley said the Treasury Department will announce the new sanctions and insisted the USA has sent "a strong message" about the use of chemical weapons.

The Trump administration plans to impose new sanctions against Russian Federation on Monday to punish it for enabling the Syrian government's use of chemical weapons in its civil war, the latest in a series of actions by both sides underscoring the deterioration in relations between Moscow and the West.

Asked about Trump's "Mission Accomplished" assertion, White said it pointed to the successful targeting of three Syrian chemical weapons sites.

"When it comes to information warfare, the Western media has proved pretty solidly anti-Putin, so disrupting television and radio signals, for example, would be an attractive target for Russian hackers".

The Pentagon could not confirm how many missiles hit their targets. When pressed, however, he acknowledged that some unspecified portion of Assad's chemical arms infrastructure was not targeted.

Speaking on the BBC's Andrew Marr show, Mr Johnson said: "I think we have to take every possible precaution". I mean, they blamed the problems on hawks in Congress or the so-called deep state that won't let Trump, you know, be Trump.

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