World on edge as Trump bombs Syria

McMaster continued, insinuating that he believed Russian Federation had to be knowledgeable of Syria's plan to launch a chemical attack.

An arm of Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, meanwhile, issued a statement it said was on behalf of Russia, Iran and its allies, vowing to "reply with force" to any future aggression "in a variety of ways".

"By proxy Russian Federation is responsible for every civilian death last week", Fallon, whose government voiced support for US President Donald Trump's decision to target the Syrian air base, wrote in the Sunday Times newspaper.

The regional alliance said the United States cruise missile strikes on the Syrian base which Washington said was involved in a chemical attack that killed dozens of civilians would not deter their forces from "liberating" all of Syrian territory.

The strike was in response to the alleged chemical attack in Idlib Province, where dozens of civilians reportedly died from suspected gas poisoning.

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has called off a visit to Moscow in the wake of the Syrian chemical weapons attack, a media report said.

"This is part of the problem with Syria, Russia's sponsorship of [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's] murderous regime".

COLOGNE, Germany U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard said on Saturday U.S. cruise missile strikes on an air base in Syria had destroyed the means to deliver chemical weapons from that base, and the U.S. military remained ready to carry out further strikes if needed.

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Graham said he supports the president's decision to order the strikes, but wants to see more from the administration on Syria. The Syrian government has denied any responsibility.

He also slammed Russian Federation for its support to the Assad regime.

He warned that the U.S. attacks would create a rift among countries in fighting against terrorism and divert the political negotiations about Syria into a military direction.

Haley said she thought a regime change would occur because "all of the parties are going to see that Assad is not the leader that needs to be taking place for Syria".

"This man who is now in office in America claimed that he wanted to fight terrorism but today all terrorists in Syria are celebrating the United States attack", he said. "But I think he will have to look at the situation", Haley told the CNN host when asked whether Trump "wants tougher sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran".

In a phone conversation, the two senior officials described the USA attacks as a "support" for terrorists.

The base is the purported takeoff spot for the chemical attack Tuesday in the northern Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun, a stronghold for forces trying to overthrow the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad in a 6-year-long civil war.

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