Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has also firmly denied accusations from the USA that there has been any interference with evidence at the site of the suspected Syrian chemical attack which led to Saturday's strikes.
She told MPs in the House of Commons that there was "clear evidence" the Bashar al-Assad government was behind a recent chemical weapons attack in Douma and it had been necessary to go ahead with the action without recalling Parliament for a vote on the issue to maintain the "vital security" of the military operation.
President Donald Trump, joined by France and Britain, launched what he called "precision strikes" against alleged Syrian chemical weapons facilities in response to the purported chlorine and nerve agent attack.
Less than two days later, the Army of Islam rebels surrendered the town, which was the last stronghold in the once rebellious eastern Ghouta region at the doorstep of Damascus.
Ken Ward, US ambassador to the OPCW, claimed on Monday that the Russians had already visited the site and "may have tampered with it".
The Group of Seven leading industrialized nations has issued a joint statement endorsing the USA -led air strikes in Syria. Back in 2014, Syria surrendered its stockpiles of chemical weapons to a joint mission led by the United States and the OPCW, which oversaw the destruction of the weaponry.
Maj Gen Yuri Yevtushenko, of the military's Reconciliation Centre in Syria, said Russian military police were ready to help protect the experts on their visit to Douma, outside Damascus. He said the inspectors can not access the site because it needs permission from United Nations security experts.
Medical student Marwan Jaber said no chemical weapons were used on April 7.
On April 16, the head of the global chemical-weapons watchdog said that inspectors had not yet been granted access to the site.
The Kremlin also denied that Russian Federation was not allowing the OPCW mission in.
"Not even a day passed after the missile strikes when their organizers started putting forward odd and political initiatives", Nebenzia said. A unusual smell lingered, nine days after the attack.
More than 11 days have passed since a suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria left dozens of people dead, yet it is still unclear when independent investigators will gain access to the site to work out what happened.
Separately, the AP spoke to a medic who was among those who later were evacuated to northern Syria. He said he tried to enter the shelter but was overcome by a strong smell of chlorine and his comrades pulled him out.
Medical charities operating in opposition-held parts of Syria have dismissed those statements as propaganda, given under duress now that government forces control the town.
The victim, Adam Armush, was assaulted in a park near his home in the city's upper-class Prenzlauer Berg neighborhood. The RIAS group said Berlin saw 947 anti-Semitic incidents including 18 attacks and 23 threats past year .
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Uzumcu said on Monday that the Syrian government and its ally Russian Federation were blocking his team from visiting Douma. The U.S. military has said there was "probably" chlorine and "possibly" sarin at "possibly" all the sites.
He made a 3-pointer 5:25 seconds into the contest, becoming the first Cavaliers player other than James to make a basket. Despite Cleveland's mission to even the series, the Pacers have shown that they are not intimidated and won't back down.
Roberge was called an Instagram influencer, publishing trendy images of herself and her good friends in glamorous environments. The woman's partner with whom she shared a cabin, 29-year-old Isabelle Lagacé, was jailed in November for over seven years.
Officials at two US wireless carriers said on Wednesday that they were still assessing how the ban would affect their customers. On the other hand, Android is an irreplaceable core part of ZTE's devices, and losing it would be a huge deal.
The last living royal corgi, 14-year-old Willow, was reportedly put to sleep over the weekend after a long battle with cancer. In 2015, it emerged that she had stopped breeding Pembroke Welsh corgis over fears she might trip over them and hurt herself.
Chennai has had a shift of home ground from Chepauk to Maharashtra Cricket Association's International Stadium, Pune . Also among the wickets were Dwayne Bravo (2-16) and Shardul Thakur (2-18) as Rajasthan's confidence drifted away.
He effusively thanked Trump for pledging to raise the issue of Japanese abductees held by North Korea in his meeting with Kim. Trump said the invitation to his private club was a sign of how much he liked Abe.
That said, the team should have more than enough time to develop Mayfield before he will be truly needed under center. Said one executive, "That's all amusing when you're not getting 50 people fired if you miss on a quarterback".
Eagles-Jaguars London tilt set for Week 8
The NFL announced on Tuesday night that it will be releasing the 2018 regular-season schedules for all 32 teams at 8 p.m. The Jacksonville Jaguars will host the Philadelphia Eagles and the Los Angeles Chargers will host the Tennessee Titans .
Crosby leads Penguins past Flyers for 3-1 lead in playoffs
Flyers fans heard the usual stirring rendition of "God Bless America", live by Lauren Hart and on video by the late Kate Smith. Crosby's most recent one goal, one assist performance gives him five and four, respectively, in the series.
Saudi Arabia 'Pumps' Oil Prices Higher
Meanwhile, production continues to decline in Venezuela, where economic crisis has paralyzed the nation's lifeblood oil industry. The beginning of summer may herald the end of a boom for the fuel that underpinned crude's rally into a bull market a year ago .
Qualcomm Slashes Jobs As It Looks To Stem Costs
The company filings show that as of September 2017, Qualcomm had 33,800 employees, in both full and part time positions. Besides, the company is also offering packages to the employees involved in the layoffs.
Syria Says False Alarm Set Off Its Air Defenses
Near Damascus , pro-regime media had reported that three missiles had been launched at the Damir air base close to the capital. The reports claimed that six missiles targeted the Shayrat airbase in the province of Homs, but majority were intercepted.
Cuban MPs meet to choose new President
The proposal is subject to a vote later in the day by the national assembly and the result will be formally announced on Thursday. Trump has cast a cloud over the detente reached in 2014 between Raul Castro and former US President Barack Obama.
The Entire Island Of Puerto Rico Just Lost Power Again
Concerns about the island's power grid mounts as June 1, the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, approaches. PREPA attributed the blackout to a failure in a line that begins in the island's largest power plant.
People who know Brady aren't sure he'll play in 2018
The answer apparently as easy as it seemed after the Patriots lost in the Super Bowl to the Philadelphia Eagles. There's also been some reported friction between the future Hall of Fame quarterback and coach Bill Belichick .