Chemical Watchdog Group To Fulfill Syria Mission

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The U.S. -led coalition strikes in Syria were created to deter President Bashar Assad's regime from launching further chemical attacks without collapsing his shaky government and drawing the United States further into a lengthy civil war.

The British defense ministry says "initial indications" show that the airstrikes against Syria produced a "successful attack" on a Syrian military facility.

The United States, Britain and France carried out a wave of punitive strikes against Bashar al-Assad´s Syrian regime on Saturday in response to alleged chemical weapons attacks that President Donald Trump branded the "crimes of a monster".

"I firmly declare that the Presidents of USA and France and British PM committed a major crime", he said.

Meanwhile, a senior Israeli cabinet minister said on Saturday that the US-led strikes in Syria are an "important signal" to Iran, Syria and Lebanese militant group Hezbollah.

"On a strategic level, it's how do we keep this from escalating out of control", he said.

The Iranian-backed Hezbollah guerrilla organization immediately published a denial on its Arabic-language affiliate Al-Manar news outlet, saying there was "no truth to the rumor" there had been an Israeli attack.

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Despite Iran's claim that its presence in Syria is at the request of the official government, in fact it depends more on what Russian Federation wants.

Speaking via satellite link to his supporters in Beirut Friday, Nasrallah called the alleged chemical weapons attack in Douma "theater".

"A combined operation with the armed forces of France and the United Kingdom is now under way".

"America does not seek an indefinite presence in Syria under no circumstances".

"Last year, [US] President [Donald] Trump made it clear that using chemical weapons crossed a red line".

Berman, they added, "can prevent further disparity in Mr. Atilla's treatment" by taking into account the leniency afforded those banks and their employees, both USA and non-US citizens, who violated sanctions.

The advanced Iranian drone believed to be a copy of a United States stealth drone that was downed in Iran in 2011, took off from the T-4 airbase deep in the Syrian province of Homs and crossed into Israeli territory via Jordanian airspace. He criticized the US and its allies for launching the strike without waiting for inspectors from the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog to visit the area.