US President Donald Trump is meeting with military commanders about a possible “forceful response” to alleged chemical attacks in Syria. Washington is ready to act without UN approval, its envoy told the Security Council earlier.
The alleged chemical attack in Syria “will be met and it will be met forcefully,” Trump told reporters on Monday evening. “We can’t let atrocities like we all witnessed… we can’t let that happen in our world,” Trump said, “especially if because of the power of the US, we are able to stop it.”
“We’re getting some very good clarity” on who is responsible for the attack, the president added. “We have a lot of options militarily, and we’ll be letting you know pretty soon.”
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