"No decision as yet, the Cabinet is meeting in full at 15.30 to discuss", he said, speaking at a Wall Street Journal event in London Thursday morning.
Several British newspapers reported that Royal Navy submarines armed with cruise missiles were moving into range to be ready to take part in any strike.
The strike is suspected to be a chemical attack, but the Syrian government denied the allegations saying it was fabricated by the rebels who were in a state of decline.
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"While I realise that working for the "national interest" is an alien concept to Mrs May and our political establishment, they nevertheless should not be dragged into a war on the say so of Donald Trump or anyone else".
US President Donald Trump spoke to Prime Minister May on Thursday evening, and both agreed that President Assad had "established a pattern of risky behaviour in relation to the use of chemical weapons".
The U.S., France and Britain have been consulting about launching a military strike, and President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday that missiles "will be coming".
She continued: "The use of chemical weapons can not go unchallenged".
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May has indicated she wants Britain to join in any US -led strikes in response to the attack in Douma.
She condemned Russian Federation for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution calling for a new body to determine responsibility for the attack, saying it meant "there can be no role now for investigations by the United Nations".
Over 60 percent of UK nationals believe that a parliamentary vote on whether London should join the United States in its possible military action against Syria should be held, a survey by YouGov pollster showed on Thursday. Britain's Parliament is in recess until Monday, though it could be recalled for an emergency debate. However, Mrs. May can not be certain of winning one and will be cautious after her predecessor David Cameron famously lost a vote on bombing Syria in 2013.
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The World Health Organization on Wednesday demanded "immediate" access to the victims of the alleged chemical attack . Russian Federation vetoed a US -proposed measure to create a commission to investigate the attack.