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Britain and France tout praises of coordinated strikes in Syria

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French President Macron, US President Trump and Britain's Prime Minister May at the G7 Summitt. Photo: STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN/AFP/Getty Images

The United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron have released statements confirming the success of coordinated strikes led by the U.S. in Syria in response to chemical attacks on civilians brought by the Assad regime, and sang the praises of the outcome which destroyed three significant chemical weapons plants.

QuoteThe three leaders agreed that the military strikes taken against the Syrian Regime’s chemical weapons sites had been a success.
— All three leaders have spoken to each other since the strikes, confirmed a Downing Street spokesperson.