Syria air strikes: UK publishes legal case for military action

Air strikes on Syria were legally justified on humanitarian grounds, government documents say.
Downing Street published its legal case for military action hours after Theresa May said she was "confident" the strikes carried out by the UK, France and the US had been successful.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn described the action as "legally questionable".
Bases near Damascus and Homs were targeted in response to an alleged chemical attack on the town of Douma.
Syrian state media said the strikes were "a flagrant violation of international law", while ally Russia's... read more

 
14 April 2018 in Regional, Views: 55
Source: BBC
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