‘A perfectly executed strike last night’: Delighted Trumps tweets his thanks to the ‘wisdom and fine military’ of France and the UK after airstrikes on Syria, and says allies ‘could not have had a better result’

American, British and French forces launched airstrikes on two chemical weapons facilities and a military command post in Syria on Friday night in retaliation for a chemical attack that left up 75 civilians dead last week.

Donald Trump addressed the U.S. while British Prime Minister Theresa May and French President Emmanuel Macron both gave speeches justifying the use of force.