December 18, 2018

After Syria strikes, British PM May to face critical parliament

After Syria strikes, British PM May to face critical parliamentBy Elizabeth Piper LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May will face criticism on Monday for bypassing parliament to join weekend air strikes against Syria, with some lawmakers calling for a potentially damaging vote on her future strategy. May, who has regained confidence after winning support for her tough stance on Syria and Russia, will make a statement to parliament on her decision to join the United States and France in Saturday's strikes in retaliation for a suspected gas attack. Critics said it was a way to try to stop any "meaningful vote".


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