Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 4:36 pm on 16th April 2018.

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Photo of Theresa May Theresa May The Prime Minister, Leader of the Conservative Party 4:36 pm, 16th April 2018

We will continue to operate through the United Nations Security Council and continue to make the arguments for ensuring that every country recognises the importance of ensuring that we maintain the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons. As I said earlier, the strikes that took place were about degrading the Syrian regime’s capability, but I believe they should have given a message to others as well that we will not accept the use of chemical weapons with impunity.