"We are the greatest fighting force anywhere in the world", Mr Trump told reporters at the White House.
Trump added that such atrocities can not be allowed to happen. The Russian military, which has a presence in Syria as a key Assad ally, said its officers had visited the site in a suburb of Damascus, the Syrian capital, and found no evidence to back up reports of poison gas being used.
"The president has noted that Russian Federation and Iran also bear responsibility for these acts, since they would not be possible without their material support.It is also now clear that Russian Federation has betrayed its obligations to guarantee the end of the Syrian regimes chemical weapons program", she said.
Trump also spoke over phone with French President Emmanuel Macron to continue their coordination on responding to Syria's apparent use of chemical weapons on the attack, the White House said.
That attack prompted the United States to launch several dozen Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian air base.
Russian Federation invites chemical weapons experts to visit Syria site
The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, a United Nations watchdog, said it was investigating the allegations but that so far only a "preliminary analysis" had been carried out. A war-monitoring group said the airstrikes killed 14 people, including Iranians active in Syria.
Asked by a reporter about a possible US military response, Mattis said, "I don't rule out anything right now".
Russian Federation and Syria have blamed Israel for an attack on a Syrian military airport on Monday that reportedly killed at least 14 people.
"I see nothing to indicate that President Trump has constrained the possible military responses", Cafarella said.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday he is outraged by the reported attack, and that the use of chemical weapons would be a violation of global law. Russian Federation was a guarantor of a deal the Obama administration struck in 2013 in which Syria was to have removed all of its chemical weapons.
Syria and its allies have denied all responsibility.
The punitive raid did not draw USA forces any deeper into Syria s civil war, but nor did it dissuade Syria or its Russian and Iranian backers from pursuing their campaign against rebel groups.Читайте также: Shujaa brushes aside New Zealand as Fiji awaits in finals
"But I think we really need to find out as quickly as we can what the hallmarks of this attack were, and I do believe that we will be able to figure out if it was an attack by the Assad regime", Shea told VOA.
Iran is one of Assad's strongest backers and has sent thousands of troops and allied militiamen to support his forces.
"We are on the edge of a unsafe precipice", Haley said.
Iran's Fars news agency said four Iranian military advisers were killed in the strike and the foreign ministry in Tehran accused Israel of "flagrant aggression".
A Lebanese politician with close links to the Syrian government confirmed that precautionary measures were being taken throughout Syria.
Israel has sought to avoid direct involvement in Syria's civil war but acknowledges carrying out dozens of air strikes there to stop what it says are advanced arms deliveries to its enemy Hezbollah, the Lebanese Shiite group that is backing Assad. Americans rose up as one and said we do not want another Middle East war.
"The AUMF we're operating under now passed the week after September 11", said Sen. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Tuesday the United States has taken an unconstructive position and is refusing to face reality.При любом использовании материалов сайта и дочерних проектов, гиперссылка на обязательна.
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