UK's May calls Syria strikes 'in our national interest'

May of Britain this week. Credit Niklas Halle'N  Agence France Presse — Getty Images

May of Britain this week. Credit Niklas Halle'N Agence France Presse — Getty Images

Both Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and the Labour Party have ruled out a second referendum after Britons voted 52% to 48% to leave the bloc nearly two years ago.

A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by US., British and French military strikes.

She will also say that "it was the right thing to do" to avert further suffering caused by chemical attacks and that "we are not alone - there is broad-based global support for the action we have taken".

A new war against Syria would have negative consequences, especially because it would end the little confidence we have left over the acts of the West, Lavrov told the British public radio and television network BBC.

Syria and Russian Federation have both denied that Syrian government forces carried out the Douma gas attack, suggesting it may have been staged to implicate them.

Any defeat for May over Syria would weaken her politically and make it harder in future to take military action without the backing of MPs.

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Ahmet Uzumcu, director-general of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said Monday that the organization's team "has not yet deployed to Douma", two days after arriving in Syria.

"Labour's acceptance of Brexit has led to weak opposition to the slow, shambolic and damaging Brexit process, with Jeremy Corbyn mostly preferring to lead on domestic issues at Prime Minister's questions each week", she said. But the after-the-fact debate - without a binding vote - did not satisfy angry opposition lawmakers.

"The current state of USA and United Kingdom network devices, coupled with a Russian government campaign to exploit these devices, threatens our respective safety, security, and economic well-being", the technical alert said.

May denied acting at the behest of the U.S.

He said: "It is not Charles Xavier standing here in front of you - although I can assure you that if he was, he would have voted Remain".

She will repeat Saturday's assertion that Britain is "confident in our own assessment that the Syrian regime was highly likely responsible" and that it could not wait "to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks", according to excerpts of her speech.

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Human rights groups believe scores of chemical attacks have taken place, including the use of chlorine and the much more deadly sarin.

Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat, who served as head of chemical warfare in the powerful 5th Division of the Syrian military until he defected in 2013, said the most strategic sites - including a depot called Taqsis in the central province of Homs - were not hit in Saturday's strikes.

As the generation who might be most impacted by Brexit, there's one distinct feeling weighing down young people: concern.

The Scottish National Party said it would table a motion for an emergency debate to try to get MPs a vote on whether they backed the action.

Yesterday, Syrian chemical weapons facilities were bombed by the UK, US and France - as punishment for a suspected poison gas attack.

A desire to control immigration was a major factor for many voters who supported the 2016 referendum for Britain to leave the EU.

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"There is the need to give a push to the United Nations -led process", Mogherini said.

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