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Donald Trump says Syria attack could be soon or ‘not so soon at all’:A day after saying missiles would be flying toward Syria, President Trump sowed uncertainty about his plans Thursday by claiming he never said “when” there would be an attack, and reserving a final decision for at least another day.

“Could be very soon or not so soon at all!” Trump said in a morning tweet.

Later in the day, after Trump had met with his national security team, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said, “we are continuing to assess intelligence and are engaged in conversations with our partners and allies.”

Trump spoke Thursday with key allies French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

“They agreed it was vital that the use of chemical weapons did not go unchallenged, and on the need to deter the further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime,” a Downing Street spokesman said in a statement.

“They agreed to keep working closely together on the international response.”

In his tweet about timing, Trump also claimed success in the fight against the Islamic State in Syria and elsewhere, but said he was not getting enough credit.

“In any event, the United States, under my Administration, has done a great job of ridding the region of ISIS,” Trump tweeted. “Where is our ‘Thank you America?'”

Trump later told reporters that decisions about a Syrian response will be made “fairly soon,” and that “it’s too bad that the world puts us in a position like that.”

Questions about the timetable came a day after Trump signaled an attack in a response to a Russian threat to shoot down U.S. missiles aimed at Syria.

“Russia vows to shoot down any and all missiles fired at Syria,” Trump tweeted Wednesday. “Get ready Russia, because they will be coming, nice and new and ‘smart!'”

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Donald Trump says Syria attack could be soon or ‘not so soon at all’:A day after saying missiles would be flying toward Syria, President Trump sowed uncertainty about his plans Thursday by claiming he never said “when” there would be an attack, and reserving a final decision for at least another day.