Trump, May Vow To Deter Further Use Of Chemical Weapons By Assad


British Prime Minister Theresa May and President Trump vowed in a phone call Thursday to deter further use of chemical weapons by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the wake of last week’s deadly attack, according to the U.K. leader’s office.

“They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime,” the prime minister’s office said in a statement reported by Reuters.

The White House said in a readout of the call that Trump and May “continued their discussion of the need for a joint response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons.”


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