BRUSSELS, April 7 The head of the European
Union's executive arm said on Friday that use of chemical arms
in Syria "must be answered", after U.S. President Donald Trump
ordered a missile strike on an airbase in Syria that Washington
said was used for such attacks.
"The US has informed the EU that these strikes were limited
and seek to deter further chemical weapons atrocities," Juncker
said in a statement.
"The repeated use of such weapons must be answered," he
said, adding that he "understood" efforts to deter further
attacks. "There is a clear distinction between air strikes on
military targets and the use of chemical weapons against
(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, editing by Larry King)