Trump earlier on Thursday ordered attacks against a military airbase in Syria with dozens of Tomahawk missiles, after the United States and its allies accused Damascus of killing civilians with chemical weapons on Tuesday.
Pressed by Fox host Chris Wallace pointed explain Tillerson's statements that destroying ISIS is the USA priority, McMaster responded: "That's exactly what we're saying". He also said that the US military action in Homs will increase the level of extremism in the region. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., criticized Tillerson for suggesting that the objective of defeating the Islamic State can be achieved as long as Assad remains in power.
Yesterday, Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem repeated the government's denial that it used chemical weapons on Khan Sheikhun at dawn, saying warplanes had instead targeted a jihadist warehouse. What we are saying is, other countries have to ask themselves some hard questions.
"Our priority in Syria", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told CBS's "Face the Nation".
The cabinet minister's intervention comes as the West unleashes a new diplomatic drive on the back of the retaliatory missile strikes launched by Donald Trump's USA administration.
US President Donald Trump is considering implementing new sanctions against Russian Federation and Iran, the US ambassador to UN, Nikki Haley has said in an interview with CNN.
In Florida with the president, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional economic sanctions on Syria were being prepared.
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In keeping with his true self, Trump took a swipe at the Obama administration, saying the previous government was weak on Syria. "From now on we will respond with force to any aggressor or any breach of red lines from whoever it is and America knows our ability to respond well", said the statement published by the group on media outlet Ilam al Harbi.
MCMASTER: Well, the president will make whatever decision he thinks is in the best interest of the American people, and it will be our job to provide him with options based on how we see this conflict evolve in this period of time before us, after the strike.
The U.K. ambassador to the U.N., Matthew Rycroft, said that Russian Federation should learn that "backing a war criminal comes with its own effect: humiliation".
US President Donald Trump has signaled a startling about-turn toward Assad, who many in the global community hold responsible for Tuesday's horrific events.
The decision undercut another campaign promise for Trump: his pledge to try to warm relations with Moscow.
Graham said he wanted the White House to punish Russian Federation for aiding and abetting the Syrian regime. But he said Trump now needed to work with Congress to set a future course.
Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday called for as many as 6,000 more us troops to fight the Islamic State.
"I think the real failure here has been Russia's failure to live up to its commitments under the chemical weapons agreements that were entered into in 2013", Tillerson said.
"A one-time deal is not going to be productive".
"There's a lot of answers that need to come from Russia", Haley said, adding that she thought some of those answers would come during Tillerson's meeting in Moscow.
But Sir Michael said the launching of nearly 60 missiles at the regime airbase from which the attack is said to have originated would now make future incidents less likely.
Russia, which has been propping up the Assad regime since September 2015 in its fight against anti-government rebels.
Rouhani also called his Syrian counterpart Bashar Assad in order to reaffirm Iran's support for the Syrian regime, his office said Sunday.
British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson also had planned to visit Russian Federation this coming week, but decided Saturday to cancel the trip because of the fast moving events in Syria.
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After $0.17 actual earnings per share reported by Vereit Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 5.88% EPS growth. Shares in Sky Plc have risen as high as 1050 in the past 52 weeks whilst the lowest price in the last 52 weeks has been 560.
GitHub user Zeffy was able to find out a way to still update older versions without the need to jump on the Windows 10 bandwagon. Microsoft announced Thursday its commitment to a twice-per-year feature release schedule for Windows and Office 365 ProPlus .
But the newspaper said it was not surprised Trump would try to use the subsidies as a negotiating tool in dealing with Obamacare. Trump views the ObamaCare subsidies as leverage to force Democrats to the table on health care.
Erie is only a 2-hour drive from Cleveland. " Steve Stephens " death marked a violent end to a almost 48-hour nationwide manhunt. Amid all the anger and grief, Miller said he forgives the killer after stressing that the family wants justice, not vengeance.
Birmingham City have moved quickly to replace Gianfranco Zola by appointing Harry Redknapp as the club's new manager. It was with Portsmouth that Redknapp enjoyed arguably his greatest success when they won the 2008 FA Cup.
At a club like United, when you start the Europa League , you don't have the motivation high, but that's September. United have had the same problem converting draws into wins in the league, drawing 12 matches this season.
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The company spoke about "AR Studio ", which lets users design masks that serve as overlays to their real surroundings. Facebook is teaming-up with Udacity to create custom training programmes for Developer Circles .
The Patriots will host the Falcons in Week 7 on Monday morning, October 23 at 1.30am in a rematch of Super Bowl LI. Given its relatively late position on the schedule, this game could carry significant playoff implications.
Figures published by pollster Venebarometro show seven in 10 Venezuelans disapprove of Maduro, whose term does not end until 2019. On Thursday, Maduro said the opposition was ready to begin a political dialogue, which his opponents denied.
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Syrian Govt.'s allies denounce U.S. strikes
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GM halts Venezuela operations amid plant seizure
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China Launches 1st Cargo Spacecraft Tianzhou-1
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Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series
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