Royal Navy submarines have reportedly been moved within striking distance of Syria, after US President Donald Trump warned Bashar al-Assad’s Russian backers to “get ready” for missiles, like reported by devonlive.com.
Prime minister Theresa May reportedly ordered UK submarines to move within missile range of Syria ahead of an meeting of the Cabinet four full days before Parliament returns from its Easter break, reports The Mirror.
The Prime Minister will summon top ministers to Downing Street on Thursday to discuss Britain’s response to the Syria chemical attack.
The threat of war loomed as Syrian government forces reportedly seized “full control” of besieged Douma and Russia sent its military police into the city claiming they would maintain “law and order”.
EasyJet and other airlines have re-routed flights near the conflict zone after Europe’s air traffic control agency warned of possible missile strikes.