"Before we took the action, the United States communicated with the Russian Federation to reduce the danger of any Russian or civilian casualties", Huntsman said, claiming that "all the targets were linked with the Assad regime's illegal chemical weapons program". It was not immediately clear if Russian-supplied interceptors were activated.
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that missiles "will be coming" in response to the toxic gas assault on April 7 that killed dozens of people in Douma, a town near Damascus which had been held by rebels until this month. The bombardment was joined by Britain and France, which launched fighter jets to strike suspected chemical facilities in Homs and Damascus.
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Washington is still willing to cooperate with Moscow on the Syrian issue despite the heightened tensions following the U.S. -led airstrike on Syria, U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman said in a statement Saturday.
But this was balanced by a warning from the French ambassador to the United Nations, Francois Delattre, who told the Security Council that the Syrian government's decision to use chemical weapons again meant they had "reached a point of no return".
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In defence , Phil Jones and Daley Blind are back from injury after spending a significant amount of time out on the sidelines. Rodriguez headed home for West Brom , with United's 1-0 defeat seeing City seal the title without kicking a ball.
"What kind of a nation wants to be associated with the mass murder of innocent men, women and children?"
Satellite images shared by an Israeli firm showed Russian Federation has moved 11 of its vessels docked at Syria's Tartus naval base in the face of continued threats by the West over a suspected chemical attack which killed over 40 in Syria's Douma. Trump asked, adding the two countries are "most responsible for supporting, equipping and financing the criminal Assad regime". Assad and his close ally, Russia, have denied government forces ever used such weapons.
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The 20-year-old from Smiths Falls, Ont., was 12-under through the tournament to win by four strokes over Spain's Azahara Munoz. Hawaii's Michelle Wie tied for 11th after shooting 71.