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Syria air strikes: Key quotes from Trump's address
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These are external links and will open in a new window. The government's motion calling for a "strong humanitarian response" with possible military action in Syria, following an alleged chemical attack near Damascus last week, has been defeated in the House of Commons. Here are the reactions of Ed Miliband and David Cameron to the vote, followed by some of the key contributions from the House of Commons and the House of Lords earlier. Ed Miliband said: "Can the prime minister confirm to the House that he will not use the Royal Prerogative to order the UK to be part of military action, given the will of the House that has been expressed tonight, before there has been another vote in this House of Commons? David Cameron replied: "I can give that assurance. Let me say the House has not voted for either motion tonight. I strongly believe in the need for a tough response to the use of chemical weapons but I also believe in respecting the will of this House of Commons.
We were strongly opposed to that invasion, because we knew that things were moving in the direction of dividing societies and creating unrest. We have made progress in this regard, but I would like to take this opportunity to call on all forces to unite against terrorism, because it is the way to achieve the political objectives which we, as Syrians, want through dialogue and political action. In fact, since this coalition started to operate, ISIS has been expanding. In other words, the coalition has failed and has no real impact on the ground. That's what we think regarding the crisis. This is the core of the whole issue of refugees. As for the army, it's almost exclusively made of Syrians.
President Donald Trump late Friday announced the launch of a joint US-British-French operation targeting Syria's "criminal" regime in retaliation for a suspected chemical attack that he called a "significant escalation" in the crisis. Here are key excerpts from Trump's televised address to the nation, which lasted just under eight minutes:. We thank them both. This massacre was a significant escalation in a pattern of chemical weapons use by that very terrible regime. These are not the actions of a man. They are crimes of a monster instead.