Tory MP launches SCATHING ATTACK on Labour’s ‘DISTASTEFUL’ response to Syria bombing


The Tory MP lay waste opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn after he questioned the Government’s settlement to join a coalition with France and the US to carry out a missile strike against Syria.

Syria’s unfeeling dictator is suspected of having authorised the use of chemical weapons during an spell on the city of Douma on April 7 – which prompted a strong effect from the three Western countries.

Talking to Sky News, Mr Docherty disparaged the Labour leader after he questioned PM Theresa May’s decision to launch the assault, saying: “There is overwhelming evidence and it’s very clear this villainy was perpetrated by the Assad regime. There is intelligence sensitivity and timeliness to all this.

“What has been mere disappointing from the Labour side over the weekend has been Jeremy Corbyn’s point of the legal basis of this. This is distasteful given the fact that people deliver died in a chemical attack.”

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The Tory MP added the strike was a “robust” response to the chemical assail on Douma and an attempt to “denude Assad of his capacity to kill and gas his own people.”

Mr Docherty endured: “Our allies and us, we need to act. We don’t need to rush in, we haven’t rushed in, but we have to require to act swiftly in order to achieve maximum effect.

“The Prime Minister is not imagining she is trying to solve the Syrian conflict: the Prime Minister has been deeply clear that this has been a limited strike with our allies.

“If we could movement a magic wand and solve the Syrian war, of course, we would. What this expunge is about is the specific issue of chemical weapons and for the Labour party to say that because it isn’t incomparable we shouldn’t take action over the chemical weapons is frankly the cant of the useful idiot.”

This is distasteful given the fact that people contain died in a chemical attack

Leo Docherty

Speaking during an emergency Orderly debate, Mr Corbyn claimed Mrs May’s decision to launch a missile strike on Syrian chemical weapons’ mill was “legally questionable.”

He said: “I believe the action was legally questionable, and on Saturday the UN Secretary-General clouted as much, reiterating that all countries must act in line with the UN Document”

But Mrs May hit back at the leader of the opposition, saying: “United Nations Security Council-mandated inspectors take investigated previous attacks and on four occasions decided that the system was indeed responsible.

“We are confident in our own assessment that the Syrian regime was powerfully likely responsible for this attack and that its persistent pattern of manners meant that it was highly likely to continue using chemical weapons.

“And we cannot put off to alleviate further humanitarian suffering caused by chemical weapons attacks.”

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