Haley raised the prospect of still more sanctions on Russian Federation, saying Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation" that a fresh round of penalties would "go directly to any sorts of companies that were dealing with equipment" related to Assad and his chemical weapons.
Haley also criticized Russian Federation on Fox News Sunday, accusing it of enabling the Syrian government to use chemical weapons without worrying about blowback at the United Nations.
The U.S., U.K., and France early Saturday launched airstrikes on reported Assad regime chemical weapons facilities in Syria. The meeting was convened after an April 7 attack Douma, outside the Syrian capital of Damascus, in which dozens of people were allegedly killed with poison gas.
James Piazza, a Penn State professor and Middle East expert, said he suspects the missile attacks will have a "negligible" effect on Syria's chemical weapons abilities. "I think they're feeling that". He noted that Moscow so far has heeded Western requests not to provide the missiles to Damascus, but said it may now reconsider.More news: S.Korea lists agenda for summit with North
Russian Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich said global relations should not depend on one person's morning mood, in apparent reference to Trump's tweets.
Nasrallah said there is no chemical program in Syria, and he likened the attacks in Syria to the West's concern over Iran's nuclear program.
Syria's air defences "were made in the USSR more than 30 years ago", the ministry said. The ministry additionally pointed to the previous alleged use of chemicals by the rebels in fighting with Syrian government troops.
Later in the day, the French military released what appears to be a declassified intelligence claiming Syria concealed some of its chemical weapon stockpiles and capabilities from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons in October 2013. "Nobody can imagine someone who uses chemical weapons against his own people to be part of this solution". "That's what we've always done and will continue to do", May said. You may WhatsApp us on 07810 791 502.More news: Commonwealth Games organizers under fire for closing ceremony
These bases could also be focused by US-led airstrikesThe place have the joint strikes hit in Syria? "We wanted their friends Iran and Russian Federation to know that we meant business and that they were going to be feeling the pain from this as well".
The sanctions follow USA -led airstrikes against Syria's chemical weapons capability and President Trump's promise that Assad and his allies, namely Moscow, would pay a "big price" for enabling the use of chemical weapons. The OPCW team is tasked with determining whether banned substances were used in the Douma attack, a charge that both Syria and its ally Russian Federation vehemently denied.
"Better than a military strike would be serious discussions between the US and Russian Federation on ending the conflict".
A day before a team from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog was to arrive in Douma, just east of Damascus, Russian Defense Ministry spokesman, Maj.More news: Carroll's last minute equaliser puts Stoke on brink of relegation
The Russian Defense Ministry on Friday accused Britain of staging a fake chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma last weekend, a bold charge that comes amid Moscow's stern warnings to the West against striking Syria.