"In fact, Assad's regime has become a full Iranian client and Syria has become Iran's testing ground. Now the whole world is watching. Iran is watching and it wants to see what would be the reaction on the use of chemical weapons."
"The international impotence in the face of these events weakens deterrence against the use of nonconventional weapons and has implications in the Iranian context as Tehran continues on its determined march toward nuclear weapons."
"We are analyzing the intelligence. And we will get the facts. And if there is any action taken, it will be concert with the international community and within the framework of legal justification."
How different his tone is in this statement compared to his tone last Friday.
"In concert with the international community" does not mean simply with the British. There's a hedge here, undoubtedly instructed by his boss.
And so, my friends, I would not say an attack is an impossibility. But I would not advise holding your breath.