Cabinet backs Theresa May's call for robust response to Syria crisis

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Unanimous support for need to challenge Assad’s likely use of chemical weapons paves way for military action

The cabinet has unanimously backed Theresa May’s warning that Syria’s use of chemical weapons could not go unchallenged, leaving the way open for British participation in military action against Bashar al-Assad’s regime.

Downing Street said senior ministers had agreed it was highly likely the Syrian government was responsible for the “shocking and barbaric” gas attack on the rebel-held town of Douma, which killed up to 75 people.

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