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Trump set to address nation on Syria: US media

AFP  |  Washington 

US was set to address the nation at 6:30 am IST today on the situation in Syria, and how he plans to respond to an outside Damascus, US media reported.

Trump spent the last few days huddling with his senior military advisers, and speaking to allies and Britain, in deciding what action to take after the deadly attack in Douma, the largest town in the former rebel-held

reported that the had taken the decision to strike Syria, citing an unnamed administration official, but without saying whether the attack had been launched.

US naval assets would be involved in the operation, including the USS Donald Cook which is in the region, while British had authorised the use of submarines as a show of support, the official told the network.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 06:35 IST