The British defense ministry says "initial indications" show that the airstrikes against Syria produced a "successful attack" on a Syrian military facility.
Iran on Saturday strongly condemned a joint airstrike by the U.S., Britain and France against Syrian regime's chemical sites in the wake of a suspected chemical attack that killed dozens outside the capital Damascus.
The assessment notes eight chlorine attacks ahead of the "major attack" on Douma and 44 allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria over the past year. These are not the actions of a man.
Mattis says the United States, along with France and the United Kingdom, struck because Syrian President Bashar Assad "did not get the message" when the USA launched airstrikes after a chemical attack in 2017.
In Iran, senior Iranian official Ali-Akbar Velayati warned that the "Zionist crimes in Syria will not remain unanswered". A statement published by the official news agency expressed support for strikes to stop attacks by the Syrian regime against civilians.
President TrumpDonald John TrumpInfowars" Alex Jones blasts Trump over airstrikes: "He's crapping all over us' McCain to Trump: Airstrikes alone won't achieve objectives in Syria Top general: United States did not notify Russian Federation on Syria targets MORE announced the "precision strikes" against Syria in retaliation for an apparent chemical weapons strike last weekend in the Syrian town of Douma that left dozens of people dead.
Separately, a high-ranking commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, which has been fighting alongside the military of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad from the start of the Syrian war, said the United States and its allies now await the consequences of their strike on Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin denounced the attack in a statement Saturday. All they are waiting for is the flame to ignite the negative backlash against the whole corrupt system of ayatollahs, and they hope that will be supplied by Trump's exit from the nuclear deal.
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 United States and non-US citizens, who violated sanctions.
Netanyahu said Syrian president Bashar al-Assad must understand that "his provision of a forward base for Iran and its proxies endangers Syria".
Johnson said: "The world is united in its disgust for any use of chemical weapons, but especially against civilians". The first air strike ordered by Trump occurred in April a year ago.
Israel has not confirmed or denied carrying out the strike on the Syrian base, but Israel's military said the drone it downed in February was sighted taking off from that base.
"Insulting the President of Russian Federation is unacceptable and inadmissible".