By Alana Abramson
April 7, 2017

United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley defended the United States’ decision to conduct unilateral airstrikes against Syria in a meeting of the United Nations Security Council.

“It was time to say ‘enough,’ but not only say it – it was time to act,” Haley told the council. “Bashar al-Assad must never use chemical weapons again. Ever.”

Haley had insinuated in earlier remarks on Wednesday that the United States might act unilaterally because of the horrors inflicted by the chemical attack in Khan Sheikhoun that killed dozens.

Here are Haley’s full remarks.

Write to Alana Abramson at Alana.Abramson@time.com.

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