A 2015-2017 joint inquiry of the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) had found the Syrian government used sarin in an April 4, 2017, attack and has also several times used chlorine as a weapon. OPCW director general Ahmet Uzumcu said his nine-strong, all-volunteer team had reached Damascus, but so far "the team has not yet deployed to Douma".
Still, Trump warned in his televised address of a readiness to "sustain this response until the Syrian regime stops its use of prohibited chemical agents", though he didn't specify what that meant.
Heiko Maas told public broadcaster ARD the military attack by Western nations against Bashar Assad's forces "should make clear to all parties that we don't just have the opportunity but the necessity to take up the political process again".
"Without UN authority it was again a matter of the USA and British governments arrogating to themselves an authority to act unilaterally which they do not possess".
"As far as I understand, what is hampering a speedy resolution of this problem is the consequences of the illegal, unlawful military action that Great Britain and other countries conducted on Saturday", he said.
"I can guarantee that Russian Federation has not tempered with the site", Lavrov told BBC in an interview.
Newly released satellite images show how coalition airstrikes levelled Syrian chemical weapons facilities but left nearby buildings unscathed.
The ambassador to the U.N. said Russian Federation has blocked six attempts by the U.N. Security Council to make it easier to investigate the use of chemical weapons.
Things we learnt on WWE RAW
Here are your quick and dirty, editorial-free WWE Raw results for night one of the Superstar Shake-up , April 16, 2018. Jinder Mahal was the first one to leave Smackdown and brought the US Championship with him - as well as Sunil Singh.
Prime Minister Theresa May will face questions from MPs on Monday, when parliament reconvenes after a break.
The Trump administration is set to roll out new economic sanctions against Russian Federation for aiding Syrian leader Bashar Assad, said the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday.
Assad's allies, including Iran and Lebanon's Hezbollah group, also condemned the strikes.
The US-led strikes were the biggest global attack on President Bashar al-Assad's regime since the start of Syria's seven-year war.
She also said a new raft of Russian sanctions would be outlined today by Steve Mnuchin, the USA treasury secretary.
"They are telling him you can do whatever you want, the way you want to kill, kill but not chemicals".
They say after all the violence that's been going on in their country for the past seven years they were happy about the attacks at first, thinking it was the rest of the world finally gaining a conscious for the horrors that have been a sad reality in their country.
Vizag protests against the rapes in Kathua and Unnao
The chargesheet the Crime Branch filed against eight accused, including a juvenile, revealed sordid details of the crime. The counsel for the accused, Ankur Sharma also said that they were ready for a narco analysis test.
Moyes reacts to Hart's error and West Ham comeback
Charlie Adam is suspended for Stoke and both Eric Choupo-Moting and Konstatinos Stafylidis are out injured. As things stand, the Potters are placed 19 with 27 points, and they are six points adrift of the safety.
SpaceX launch delayed, rescheduled for Wednesday
They measure tiny dips in a star's brightness that could indicate a planetary body passing in front of the camera's line of sight. The Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, is scheduled for liftoff at 6:32 p.m. with a 30-second launch window.
Sell-Side Upside & Dividend: MPLX LP (NYSE:MPLX)
Citigroup reiterated a buy rating and issued a $46.00 target price on shares of Mplx in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. After $3.89 actual EPS reported by Apple Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -30.33% negative EPS growth.