UK government agrees on 'need to take action' over Syria 

The Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime.

Published: 13th April 2018 01:20 AM  |   Last Updated: 13th April 2018 01:20 AM   |  A+A-

The UK Parliament (File | AP)

By AFP

LONDON: The British government today agreed on the "need to take action" over a chemical weapons attack in Syria, Prime Minister Theresa May's office said.

"Cabinet agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime," Downing Street said after May met her top team.

READ: Global chemical weapons watchdog  to start work in Syria on Saturday 

Ministers "agreed the prime minister should continue to work with allies in the United States and France to coordinate an international response," May's office added.

 



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