Washington_ The US Congress condemned the attacks and bombings authorized by President Donald Trump against three cities in Syria, in response to the alleged chemical weapons attack on Saturday in the Syrian city of Duma, the Granma newspaper reported.  

Damascus_ The Sana News Agency denied today that an external aggression against Syria by Israel had occurred last night, Prensa Latina reports. 

Moscow_ The Duma (lower house) is analyzing today a package of responses to US sanctions against this country, under arguments such as the alleged Russian involvement in the case of the double agent Serguei Skripal and Moscow's support for Syria, Prensa Latina reports.  

Moscow_ Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Moscow has irrefutable evidence that the attack on the Syrian city of Duma was a farce prepared with the involvement of foreign special services, Cubasi reports. 

Paris_ The Eiffel Tower, one of the most emblematic sites in France, will remain closed today due to a strike by security personnel that prevents guaranteeing the necessary protection for visitors, Prensa Latina reports.  

Berlin_ German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that her country will not participate in an eventual military action against Syria, Radio Habana Cuba reports.