Syria possess no chemical weapons
Asked to comment on possible USA strikes, Peskov said "it's necessary to avoid any steps that may fuel tensions in Syria". Mattis said the United States has yet to confirm details of the attack through global investigators.
Mr Dutton said most Games athletes were on visas that remained valid until mid-May, but he was concerned by two instances in which athletes missed their events at the Games "when that was the reason they were here".
The Cameroon team's press agent Simon Molombe told news.com.au the players "just left in the night" and there were no leads on the missing athletes on Thursday morning.
"We would appreciate them sticking within the law, enjoying themselves, but sticking within the law", Beattie said. Weightlifters Olivier Heracles Matam Matam, Petit David Minkoumba and Arcangeline Sonkbou Fouodji are also among the missing.
Grevemberg said it was disappointing the athletes didn't show up when they were scheduled to compete.
"It's also important to state that they are still free to travel in Australia under the terms of their visas", he said.
The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation was established in January 2012 to prepare for the event.
Three gold medals for our region at Commonwealth Games
Chirag Chandrashekhar Shetty and Satwik Rankireddy are in the final of the men's doubles badminton at the Commonwealth Games . Amit, who was chasing his third successive worldwide gold , was beaten by England's European silver-medallist Galal Yafai.
Potential ice storm could hit London-Middlesex
Sunday morning another round of ice pellets will move into the region quickly changing over to freezing rain later in the morning. He also said the weather service has warned "winds will be strongest in our region, so tree damage is likely".
Late Ronaldo penalty puts Madrid into CL semifinals
The goals cancelled out Real's resounding 3-0 win in Turin a week earlier but Lucas Vazquez won a disputed injury-time penalty. The penalty came as Vazquez was in position to score in front of the goal after Ronaldo headed down a cross into the area.