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UK reportedly orders subs towards Syria for possible missile strikes … RTRS April 12, 2018 at 07:53AM

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UK reportedly orders subs towards Syria for possible missile strikes … RTRS

 

UK reportedly orders subs towards Syria for possible missile strikes

* British Prime Minister Theresa May has not reached a final decision on whether Britain would join any strikes by the U.S. and France, but wants to be able to act swiftly.

* The Daily Telegraph quoted government sources as saying Britain was “doing everything necessary” to be able to fire cruise missiles from submarines against military targets
in Syria.

Reuters

British Prime Minister Theresa May has ordered British submarines to move within missile range of Syria in readiness for strikes against the Syrian military that could begin
as early as Thursday night, the Daily Telegraph newspaper said.

May has not reached a final decision on whether Britain would join any strikes by the United States and France in response to a suspected chemical attack, but wants to be able to act swiftly, the newspaper said.

It quoted government sources as saying Britain was “doing everything necessary” to be able to fire Tomahawk cruise missiles from submarines against military targets in Syria.

 

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