British prime minister and top-level advisers „agreed on the need to take action to alleviate humanitarian distress and to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime.“

„Following a discussion in which every member present made a contribution, Cabinet agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged,“ the UK Cabinet said Thursday.

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