UK's Johnson Backs Government's Decision to Strike Syria With No Parl't Approval

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GETTYBoris Johnson said “this is about more than diplomacy it is about principle

Britain's intelligence agencies are on the alert for possible revenge attacks by the Kremlin in response to the Syria airstrikes, after reports that a disinformation operation linked to Russian Federation was increasing its output.

Government ministers were out in force over weekend to explain to government's rationale for airstrikes in Syria, with Boris Johnson leading the charge on the Andrew Marr Show.

British foreign minister Boris Johnson on Sunday said the Syrian war must be allowed to "proceed as it will", after unprecedented Western strikes against the country's alleged chemical weapons facilities.

"There is no proposal on the table for further attacks because so far, thank heavens, the Assad regime has not been so foolish to launch another chemical weapons attack", Johnson said.

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While a full assessment has not yet been completed, "we believe that the action was successful", she said. He accused the United States , France and Britain of "demonstrating a blatant disregard for global law".

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McCain said the message to Assad must be that the cost of using chemical weapons is worse than any perceived benefit. Charter and if they continue, "it will inevitably entail chaos in worldwide relations", the statement said.

"You can imagine that people around the world are looking now and saying 'finally, someone stood up against that".

Mr Johnson said Mrs May will be making a statement in the House of Commons on Monday and it will give parliamentarians a chance to hold the executive to account. "The primary objective is to say no to the use of barbaric chemical weapons".

Britain and its allies have since the strikes renewed diplomatic efforts at the United Nations, circulating a joint draft resolution at the Security Council calling for an investigation into chemical weapons attacks in Syria.

On the same show, Jeremy Corbyn expressed his unease over the strikes and criticised the prime minister for not recalling Parliament to vote on the issue. "And there is plenty of precedent for getting it done in this way", he said.

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