Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow next week over Syria

Protest against Assad regime forces suspected chemical gas attack in Istanbul

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said April 7 that Washington informed Ankara before carrying out April 6 missile strikes on Shayrat air base near the city of Homs, Hurriyet reported.

Syrians protest in Damascus against chemical weapons Saturday a day after the USA missle launch on a military base in central Syria. "And we believe that the first priority is the defeat of ISIS", Tillerson said in a clip made public on the eve of the Sunday talkshow's air time.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman, Ibrahim Kalin, supported the U.S. missile strikes against the Shayrat airbase, saying they show that alleged chemical and conventional attacks targeting civilians won't "go unpunished".

Trump has received widespread support for the military action, taken to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad's government after the USA concluded he used chemical weapons against Syrian civilians.

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He also vowed then to eject the 12,000 Syrian refugees now living in the U.S.: "If I win, they're going back ". Trump to immediately rescind his ban on refugees.

Syrian officials have also said the strike has killed at least seven people, including children.

But he said the United States expected Russian Federation to take a tougher stance against Syria by rethinking its alliance with al-Assad because "every time one of these horrific attacks occurs, it draws Russian Federation closer into some level of responsibility".

Mr Johnson spoke with U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who is still due to visit Russian Federation, before making his decision.

One of the banners they carried read: "The Iraqi scenario will not be repeated in Syria".

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An aide to Mr Johnson said: "It is a shame the Lib Dems would rather snipe and be silly when the U.S. and United Kingdom are trying to work on a plan to help the innocent people of Syria and stop a devastating civil war".

The conversation was initiated by the American side, the statement said.

Dozens of representatives of the media, local authorities, fire departments, police, and the Syrian military have visited the airfield since then, with no alleged "storage units" or any chemical shells having been found, he said.

The administration of US President Donald Trump said in January it would consider setting up safe zones in Syria.

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The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Syrian President Bashar Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him.


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