You're watching BBC World News. I'm Jose Menendez, our main headlines today.
The US military's attacked an airbase in Syria with more than 50 cruise missiles.
They were fired from American navy ships in the Mediterranean, hitting the side in Homs.
From which America says government planes staged a suspected chemical weapons attack.
Russia said that the cruise missile attack does significant damage to US-Russia ties.
A Kremlin statement said the Syrians did not possess chemical weapons and that PresidentPutin saw the strike as an attempt to distract the world from civilian deaths in Iraq.
Speaking of Florida, Donald Trump said President Assad had used the deadly nerve agent to killcivilians, including what he calls beautiful children and babies.
He called on civilized nations to end the slaughter in Syria.
Earlier Donald Trump hosted a dinner for the Chinese President ahead of their first face-to-facetalks.
The US president said they'd spoken at length it was confident they would develop a greatrelationship.