May and Trump to work on response to Syrian chemical weapons

May and Trump to work on response to Syrian chemical weapons

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and U.S. President Donald Trump have agreed that there is a need to find an international response to deter the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

Trump and May spoke after May's senior ministers gave her their backing to take unspecified action with the United States and France to tackle the use of chemical weapons by the government of Syria's President Bashar al-Assad.

 

"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," May's office said in a statement after the two leaders spoke.

 

"They agreed to keep working closely together on the international response," the statement added. 

Published: by Radio NewsHub
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