Syria 'chemical attack': Trump decision on strike 'fairly soon'



US President Donald Trump says a decision on action in Syria will be made "fairly soon".
He told reporters that he and his team were looking "very, very seriously" at the situation, following an alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma.
The White House said Mr Trump would talk to British and French leaders later on Thursday. Western powers are thought to be preparing for strikes.
Russia, Syria's main military ally, strongly opposes such action.
Russia's envoy to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia, said the "priority" was to avert war at a time when international... read more

 
12 April 2018 in World News, Views: 45
Source: BBC
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