UN Security Council has rejected Russia-sponsored resolution seeking condemnation of joint military air strikes launched by the United States, Britain and France on Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapon attack.
In his televised address from the White House on Friday, Trump said the USA was prepared to keep up the economic, diplomatic and military pressure on Assad until he ends a pattern of killing his own people with internationally banned chemical weapons.
She again slammed Russian Federation for enabling the Syrian government to use chemical weapons without worrying about blowback at the United Nations.
Russia's central bank has no plans to intervene in currency markets, however, with deputy governor Ksenia Yudayeva today saying: "The situation on the currency market is balanced", according to Reuters.
The Netherlands sees no sense in implementing more sanctions against Russian Federation for its role in the situation in Syria, Minister Stef Blok of Foreign Affairs said. "If earlier they used to say they were punishing us for Ukraine, now the wording has been changed dramatically".
Trump spoke with "many foreign leaders, European allies and others and encouraged them to join with the United States", in punishing Russia for a nerve agent attack in the UK on a former Russian spy in Britain that has been blamed on Moscow.
"It is our understanding the Russians may have visited the attack site".
A global chemical warfare watchdog group, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, said its fact-finding mission would go as planned in Douma.
The air defense forces of Syria and Russian Federation is not impressed, none of the more than 100 shells fired by the U.S., Britain and France on the production facilities of the chemical substances in Syria.
Oil prices fell, however, as geopolitical tensions were somewhat eased by signs that there would be no significant retaliation in response to a US-led air strike on Syria over the weekend.
The Pentagon said the air strikes hit "the heart" of Syria's chemical-weapons capability.
Moscow brokered that agreement to forestall US strikes in retaliation for an August 2013 chemical-weapons attack in a Damascus suburb that killed hundreds.
"The American (military) knows well that going toward a wide confrontation and a big operation against the regime and the army and the allied forces in Syria could not end, and any such confrontation would inflame the entire region", Nasrallah said.
France, the United States and Britain circulated a draft resolution to the U.N. Security Council late Saturday that aims to establish an independent inquiry into who is responsible for chemical weapons attacks in Syria.
The heavily armed, Iranian-backed Shiite Hezbollah movement, which fights alongside the Syrian Army and is represented in the Beirut government, has been a vital ally of Damascus in Syria's war.
He noted that OPCW's report didn't contain any mention of BZ, adding that Russian Federation will ask the chemical weapons watchdog for an explanation.
He said, "Ten days ago, President Trump wanted to withdraw from Syria".