Syria attack: Theresa May to tell MPs it was ’the right thing to do’

THERESA May will today tell MPs striking Syria was “the right thing to do” to protect Britain from the threat of more chemical attacks. In the face of growing political and public scepticism about her decision to back US-led air attacks on Bashar al-Assad’s regime, the Prime Minister is to insist it is in the country’s “national interest” to prevent the spread of chemical warfare.

She will also draw a direct link between the gassing of civilians in the Syrian town of Douma with the nerve agent attack in Salisbury blamed on Russian agents.

She faces the Commons this afternoon for the first time since three suspected chemical weapons facilities were hit by 105 US, British and French missiles on Saturday.

“It is in our national interest to prevent the further use of chemical weapons in Syria – and to uphold and defend the global consensus that...
source: Express

2018-04-16 12:20
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