Russian Federation has warned the West against attacking its Syrian ally President Bashar al-Assad, who is also supported by Iran, and says there is no evidence of a chemical attack in the Syrian town of Douma near Damascus.
Al-Jaafari was quoted by SANA news agency as saying that the Syrian government was ready to facilitate the teams' entry into any point in Douma, Eastern Ghouta's largest town.
The rising tension over the Douma attack demonstrates the volatile nature of the Syrian civil war, which started in March 2011 as an anti-Assad uprising but is now a proxy conflict involving a number of world and regional powers and a myriad of insurgent groups.
The U.S. now has blood and urine samples from last Saturday's deadly attack in Syria that have tested positive for chemical weapons, according to two U.S. officials familiar with the intelligence.
British Prime Minister Theresa May was due to hold an emergency cabinet meeting amid speculation she will support USA action against the Syrian regime.
Russian Federation meanwhile continued to warn against any use of military force against its Syrian ally.
The U.S., France and Britain have been in extensive consultations about launching a military strike as early as the end of this week, U.S. officials have said.
The Assad regime is known to have stocks of the nerve agent sarin, and has previously used a mixture of chlorine and sarin in attacks, say US officials.
France already has some 1,100 troops involved in its Operation Chammal, created in 2014 to fight Islamic State extremists in Iraq and extended in 2015 to Syria, as part of the USA -led coalition.
But rival politicians and some Conservative colleagues have called for a parliamentary vote before any British involvement.
A separate YouGov survey on Thursday found 61 percent of people think it would be necessary for parliament to vote on military action against Syria, with just 18 percent saying it was not necessary and 21 percent undecided. May isn't legally required to do that, though it has become conventional since the 2003 invasion of Iraq for lawmakers to be given the chance to vote before British forces are deployed. Downing Street spokesmen repeatedly declined to comment on that report.
Parliament voted down British military action against Assad's government in 2013, in an embarrassment for May's predecessor, David Cameron.
Chancellor Angela Merkel said after speaking with Macron on Thursday that Germany won't participate in possible military action in Syria, but supports sending a message that the use of chemical weapons is unacceptable.
"We have not yet made any decision to launch military attacks into Syria", Mattis told lawmakers on the House Armed Services committee.
President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's called for three days of official mourning for the soldiers and their families aboard the plane. Four years ago, another plane carrying military personnel and family members crashed in Algeria, killing 77 people .
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Theresa May is reportedly moving submarines towards Syria, and may authorise a military strike without a vote in Parliament . Meanwhile, the Syrian government has put its forces on "high alert" amid the looming threat of a U.S. military response.
Theresa May has agreed with her American and French counterparts that the worldwide community needs to respond. The BBC reported that May was ready to give the go-ahead for Britain to take part in military action.
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