May faces criticism in UK parliament over Syria strikes

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May has emphasized that the strikes were "limited" to only target Damascus's chemical weapons program.

The British government on Monday apologised to Caribbean citizens who moved to Britain in the 1950s and 1960s and have been threatened with deportation, agreeing to meet 12 leaders of countries affected after initially turning them down.

A Syrian soldier films the damage of the Syrian Scientific Research Center which was attacked by US., British and French military strikes.

The British government is not legally bound to seek Parliament's approval for military strikes, although it is customary to do so, and many lawmakers expressed anger that they were not consulted.

"I'm absolutely clear that it is parliament's responsibility to hold me to account for such decisions and parliament will do so", May told the House of Commons in a rowdy session. She is now enjoying global support for her action in Syria and against Moscow over a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain.

May said the presence of helicopters and the use of barrel bombs pointed the finger of blame squarely at the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Syria and Russian Federation have both denied that Syrian Government forces carried out the Douma gas attack, suggesting it may have been staged to implicate them.

"The Syrian regime has reportedly been attempting to hide the evidence by searching evacuees from Douma to ensure samples are not being smuggled from this area".

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"I want this to be the summit where the Commonwealth agrees to make that the goal for all our members - and begins to put in place the concrete measures that will allow it to become a reality", she will say.

The joint statement comes amid worsening relations between the two countries and Moscow, after Washington and London launched coordinated strikes against Russia's ally Syria.

In Britain's House of Commons, much of Monday's scheduled business was scrapped for an emergency debate on the airstrikes that stretched late into the evening.

Yet an after-the-fact debate - which may not include a vote - is unlikely to satisfy angry opposition politicians.

Jeremy Corbyn, head of the opposition Labour party, led criticism of May for not recalling parliament a vote, accusing her of blindly following U.S. President Donald Trump's orders.

"The current state of USA and United Kingdom network devices, coupled with a Russian government campaign to exploit these devices, threatens our respective safety, security, and economic well-being", the technical alert said.

The U.S. weighs new sanctions on Russian Federation.

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