North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to convene emergency meeting on Syria


"A short time ago, I ordered the United States Armed Forces to launch precision strikes on targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities of Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad", Trump said in a televised address from the White House.

'NATO considers the use of chemical weapons as a threat to worldwide peace and security, and believes that it is essential to protect the Chemical Weapons Convention, ' the statement added. "This will reduce the regime's ability to further attack the people of Syria with chemical weapons", he said, adding that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation considered the use of chemical weapons as a threat to worldwide peace and security.

Vladimir Putin said the strikes were an "act of aggression" that would have a "destructive" influence on global relations. Chemical weapons can not be used with impunity. So we strongly express support for the UN-led political process, there is no military solution to the conflict in Syria.

On April 7, the volunteer organizations reported that the chemical attack at Douma, the East Ghouta took place.

Members of the MA congressional delegation criticized President Trump for taking military action without congressional approval and called on him to explain the US strategy in Syria.

"Saudi Arabia fully supports the strikes launched by the United States, France and Britain against Syria because they represent a response to the regime's crimes", a foreign ministry statement said.