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USA: 'We have a lot of options militarily' - Trump on US response to Syria chemical attack01:55

USA: 'We have a lot of options militarily' - Trump on US response to Syria chemical attack

United States, Washington DC
April 10, 2018 at 00:47 GMT -00:00 · Published

US President Donald Trump commented on the US’ response to allegations of a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma, speaking from the White House on Monday.

“We're making a decision as to what we do with respect to the horrible attack that was made near Damascus and it will be met and it will be met forcefully”, he said.

The US president stated that the US will look for clarity over who was responsible for the attack and that “we have a lot of options militarily.”

Trump’s words come in response to allegations from a number of non-government organisations, including the White Helmets, who have claimed that a chemical weapon was dropped on Douma on 7 April, killing dozens of people.

USA: 'We have a lot of options militarily' - Trump on US response to Syria chemical attack01:55
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US President Donald Trump commented on the US’ response to allegations of a chemical attack in the Syrian city of Douma, speaking from the White House on Monday.

“We're making a decision as to what we do with respect to the horrible attack that was made near Damascus and it will be met and it will be met forcefully”, he said.

The US president stated that the US will look for clarity over who was responsible for the attack and that “we have a lot of options militarily.”

Trump’s words come in response to allegations from a number of non-government organisations, including the White Helmets, who have claimed that a chemical weapon was dropped on Douma on 7 April, killing dozens of people.

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