Trump was reportedly upset that Nikki Haley announced new Russian Federation sanctions

Trump was reportedly upset that Nikki Haley announced new Russian Federation sanctions

The U.S., the United Kingdom and France carried out a coordinated missile attack on Syria Friday night, striking military installations involved with the use of chemical weapons.

Haley, speaking on CBS News' "Face the Nation," suggested that there are no plans to pare down the USA presence in Syria anytime soon.

The ambassador added all allies of America know the USA sent a strong message, and the hope is that they listen. "They will go directly to any sort of companies that were dealing with equipment related to Assad and chemical weapons use", Haley said, referring to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Russian Federation has vetoed at least six resolutions in the U.N. Security Council regarding chemical weapons. The Treasury Department does not comment on pending sanctions.

Haley also appeared on Fox News on Sunday and listed three aims for the U.S: ensuring that chemical weapons are not used in any way that pose a risk to US interests, that Islamic State is defeated and that there is a good vantage point to watch what Iran is doing.

"We are going to watch out for the best interests of the American people", she said.

For the near future, the strikes suggest that the White House has no intention of withdrawing 2,000 USA troops in Syria, as Trump suggested on April 4 that he intends to do.

On Friday, in conjunction with Great Britain's Theresa May and France's Emmanuel Macron, Trump ordered targeted strikes against Assad's forces on Friday.


Dan Scavino, who is an assistant to the president and director of social media, is the longest-tenured Trump employee in the White House, noted a sprawling profile of the man published by The New York Times Magazine on Monday.

But US officials have blamed Russian Federation for failing to rein in its Syrian ally, as the guarantor of a 2013 agreement to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons.

On "Fox News Sunday", Haley again slammed Russian Federation, accusing it of enabling the Syrian government to use chemical weapons without worrying about blowback from the United Nations. "We have to be conscious of the fact that we can't allow even the smallest use of chemical weapons".

Assad, Putin, Rouhani and Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah have accused the West of using the strikes to sabotage an global inquiry into the chemical weapons claims.

The strikes followed the Assad regime allegedly carrying out a chemical attack in Douma, Syria which killed 78 civilians and injured hundreds of others.

"It's not moving near as fast as any of us want it to move, but this is a political process that needs to happen", she said.

"What I can tell you is the president has made it very clear that when it comes to weapons of mass destruction, we have no tolerance for it", Haley said.

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