Haley: More Russia Sanctions Coming Following Syrian Chemical Attack


'[The sanctions] will be going directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to [Syrian dictator Bashar al] Assad and chemical weapons use, ' Haley said.

The sanctions are created to hit Russian Federation for its support for the Assad government after last week's apparent chemical attack on Syrian civilians. The U.S. and its allies accused Assad's forces of using chemical weapons, a claim Syria and Russian Federation have rejected. "This lets them know that this not good behaviour".

The U.S., the United Kingdom and France carried out a coordinated missile attack on Syria Friday night, striking military installations involved with the use of chemical weapons.

On Fox News Sunday, Haley stated that the Russian sanctions would occur on Monday.

On Friday, the United States, Britain and France launched a series of air strikes on Syria aimed at wiping out Assad's chemical weapons capability. The legislation also called Putin out on human rights abuses. Militarily, she said it "means one task now in front of you". The operation targeted three Syrian chemical weapons facilities - one in the capital of Damascus and two others near Homs, near the border with northern Lebanon.

Macron, appearing on television in Paris, suggested that he had played a key role in persuading Trump both to act in Syria and to stabilize the region long-term.

That agreement was brokered by Moscow to avert retaliatory U.S. strikes in the wake of a sarin attack in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on August 21, 2013 that reportedly killed more than 1,400 civilians.

Piazza said further, limited airstrikes are possible in Syria. "It was proportional", but he also warned that Syria probably could "re-create" its chemical weapons program. After the middle-of-the-night attack on Syria, some US television commentators poked fun at Trump's use of the "Mission accomplished" term, first used in 2003 by former President George W. Bush, who claimed prematurely and wrongly that the USA had successfully completed its military attack on Iraq.

The White House, mired in controversies, is not likely to pursue Assad too aggressively, Piazza said. "With support from Russian Federation and Iran". Putin said such actions will inevitably lead to "chaos" in worldwide relations, according to a readout released by the Kremlin.

Haley rejected the premise posed by Fox News anchor Chris Wallace that the US has condoned Assad's use of conventional weapons to kill rebels attacking his forces, just not chemical agents.

"We felt like we had gone through every diplomatic measure of talking that we could. We of course know that our work in Syria is not done".