UK's Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

"But we can't put up with the actions that Assad has taken against his own people", he said. State television quoted Iranian President Hassan Rouhani as saying the committee should be impartial and "must not be headed by Americans".

Rouhani said that "neutral countries should come and assess to make it clear where the chemical weapons came from".

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the United States strike should be the start of a renewed effort to end the civil war, which has killed an estimated 400,000 people and displaced half of Syria's population.

Most mainstream conservatives endorsed Trump's order to fire 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian military air base to punish and warn the Assad government. The Syrian government has strongly denied responsibility for that attack. He said that for that "this oppressive Assad needs to go".

In Florida with the president, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional economic sanctions on Syria were being prepared.

Russian Federation and Iran renewed their support for the Syrian government in a flurry of calls on Sunday, saying last week's USA missile strike violated Syrian sovereignty but failed to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria. Claiming, rather implausibly, the regime does not have chemical weapons Russian Federation has called for an urgent meeting of the UN Security Council.

Mr Johnson spent the weekend speaking to G7 foreign ministers ahead of their two-day meeting in Tuscany.

In this image released by the US Navy, the guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea, April 7, 2017.

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Much like the first leg, Madrid weathered the early storm and had plenty of chances to go in front before half time. Real boss Zidane said: "We played 120 minutes and in the end some players have finished a bit worse for wear".

Protesters in New York City, Philadelphia and Washington chanted slogans against Trump's controversial move and showed their support for the Syrian people.

One of the banners they carried read: "The Iraqi scenario will not be repeated in Syria".

He likened them to the claims that Saddam Hussein's regime had weapons of mass destruction which premised the US-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 but which later turned out to be baseless.

It was Trump's biggest military decision since taking office and marked a dramatic escalation in American involvement in Syria's protracted war. He added that the United Nations was "created to support America instead of serving the wronged people". Mevlut Cavusoglu said Saturday that the USA intervention was only "cosmetic" unless it removes Assad from power. Last week's attack on a rebel-held town, reportedly with sarin gas, killed at least 86 civilians.

US -backed rebels groups have long pleaded for more USA intervention and complained that Washington has only fought the Islamic State group.

"The world is waiting for the Russian government to act responsibly in Syria", Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, said during an emergency Security Council session.

The official Saudi Press Agency reported that King Salman complimented Trump in a telephone conversation for his "courageous decision".

US President Donald Trump has signaled a startling about-turn toward Assad, who many in the global community hold responsible for Tuesday's horrific events. Yet by taking military action against the Assad regime he may have opened the door to greater USA intervention in a civil war in which Russian Federation, which Trump has been accused of being too cozy with, is decidedly on the other side.

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