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Trump condemns 'heinous attack' in Syria, decision coming on U.S. response in 24 to 48 hours

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists after returning to the White House April 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
U.S. President Donald Trump waves to journalists after returning to the White House April 5, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

President Trump condemns "heinous attack" in Syria, says he'll make decision on U.S. response in 24 to 48 hours.

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Speaking in the White House Cabinet Room Monday, Trump vowed to find out who is responsible for the attack that reportedly killed at least 40 people.

Trump said during a Cabinet meeting with reporters that, "If it's Russia, if it's Syria, if it's Iran, if it's all of them together, we'll figure it out."

Opposition activists said 40 people died in the chemical attack late Saturday in the suburbs of the Syrian capital and blamed it on the Syrian government, which is closely allied with Russia.

Syria has blamed Israel for a missile attack on a central air base early Monday that reportedly killed 14 people, including three Iranians