Gen. Igor Konashenkov, said that images of victims of the purported attack were fakes staged with "Britain's direct involvement", without providing evidence.
Western powers weighed their options on Friday over possible strikes against Syria's regime as pressure built to avoid an escalation and Russian Federation stepped up its warnings against military action which it said could lead to "war".
She said the message from airstrikes that "crippled Syria's chemical weapons program" was "crystal clear".
Later, a White House briefing on a call between Trump and May said that they "continued their discussion of the need for a joint response to Syria's use of chemical weapons".
Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the UN meeting in NY that the USA and its allies struck without waiting for an investigation by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons, branding the attack "hooliganism".
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Also Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov responded to an worldwide chemical weapons watchdog's report on the poisoning. The report concluded: 'The situation around the Skripals looks more and more like a forcible detention or imprisonment'.
Russian Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia (L) and Bolivia's Ambassador to the United Nations Sacha Sergio Llorenty Soliz speak to the media outside Security Council chambers at the U.N. headquarters in NY, U.S., April 12, 2018. "We warned about this long ago", he said.
She told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council called by Russian Federation that should the USA and its allies decide to act in Syria it will be to defend "a bedrock global norm that benefits all nations" - the prohibition on the use of chemical weapons.
"We are continuing to assess intelligence and are engaged in conversations with our partners and allies", it said.
Speaking to reporters in Moscow, Lavrov reiterated a strong warning to the West against military action in Syria.
USA intelligence shows a Russian claim that the attack was faked was false, Sanders said.
Anti-Semitism row: Israel Labor halts relations with Jeremy Corbyn
Gabbay said that cooperation between the two parties will continue in some areas, but they "cannot retain relations" with Corbyn. Gabbay accused Corbyn of crossing "a unsafe line" between legitimate criticism of Israeli policy and anti-Semitism.
The Russian defence ministry said today that none of the Western strikes in Syria had hit areas covered by Russia's air defences around its air base and naval facility. Syria's civil war, which began as a popular uprising against Assad, is now in its eighth year.
Chemical weapons experts for the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) arrived in Syria to investigate the suspected poison gas attack.
On Thursday, Russia's military said Douma has been brought under full control of the Syrian government under a Russia-mediated deal that secured the evacuation of the rebels and thousands of civilians after it was recaptured by Syrian forces.
The capture of Douma from rebels who evacuated this week has clinched a major victory for Assad, crushing what was once a center of the insurgency near Damascus, and underlines his seemingly unassailable position in the war.
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Since that time however, they've failed to win a single game in all competitions and are (1.03) not to keep a clean sheet here. However, Neuer has resumed first-team training and is hopeful of returning in the next round should Bayern advance.