A chemical attack in a Syrian rebel-held town has sparked widespread worldwide outrage and revulsion.
The Russian Defense Ministry also reported that their own medics had examined some patients in Douma, and had the same result, that none showed signs of chemical poisoning.
US President Donald Trump described the attack as "sick" and criticized Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran for supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. He said that this recent chemical attack proves the "need" for a U.S. attack and Washington's interference against the rising troops in Syria.
The furious United States president called his Syrian counterpart (also pictured) an "animal" as footage emerged of babies and children foaming at the mouth.
The UK mission to the United Nations said on Sunday the Security Council was likely to meet on Monday afternoon over the attack, at the request of nine members: "UK, France, US, Poland, Netherlands, Sweden, Kuwait, Peru and Cote d'Ivoire have called an emergency meeting of #UNSC to discuss reports of chemical weapons attack in #Syria". And if the West is to go charging gung-ho into yet another major Middle-Eastern conflict then, as with Iraq, the unforeseen consequences may be as many and grotesque as post the 2003 invasion?
United Nations chief Antonio Guterres said he was "particularly alarmed" by the attack, adding that if confirmed, the use of chemical weapons would be "abhorrent".
The pope urged political and military leaders to "choose the other way: the way of negotiations, the only one that can bring a peace that is not the peace of death and destruction".
Iran, another ally, also defended the Syrian regime.
In a series of Tweets early Sunday, Trump said "Many dead, including women and children, in mindless CHEMICAL attack in Syria".
The announcement came just hours after rescue workers said dozens of civilians had been killed in a chlorine gas attack on Douma - claims denied by President Bashar al-Assad's regime and its ally Russian Federation.
Fielding questions at the White House, Trump press secretary Sarah Sanders said it would be "outrageous" to say that Trump's recent announcement that he intends to remove all US forces from Syria in the coming months had emboldened Assad.
A suspected chemical attack in a rebel-held area of Syria over the weekend left at least 40 people dead, according to aid groups. After the airstrikes were reported, however, Pentagon spokesman Christopher Sherwood said in a statement that "at this time, the Department of Defence is not conducting airstrikes in Syria".
In a joint statement, the White Helmets and the humanitarian group Syrian American Medical Society (SAMS) said 48 people were killed. Americans are desperately in the quest for legitimate intervention in Syria possibly for another strike against government targets.
Saturday's attack comes amid uncertainty about what role, if any, the USA will play in Syria in the future. Apparently aware of the fact that they have no place in the future Syrian equations, these groups are struggling to engage the world community in a confrontation of the government to help turn the tide to their advantage.
Since February 18, the regime's Ghouta offensive has killed more than 1,600 civilians.
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Trump is heading into a 60-day period that will go far to determine the fate of his presidency and the future of the Middle East. Asked about the risks of USA military retaliation, Mattis cited two concerns, starting with avoiding civilian casualties.