U.N. Security Council to meet Friday on U.S. strikes in Syria: diplomats

U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations against Syria. Ford Williams/Courtesy U.S. Navy

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council will meet at 1130 EDT (1530 GMT) on Friday to discuss Thursday's U.S. cruise missile strikes on Syria, diplomats said.

The meeting of the 15-member council will be public, diplomats said.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols; Writing by Eric Walsh; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)