By Mike Belsky, ReutersBusiness news – U.S. stock index futures fell 0.2% in extended trading after the U.N. General Assembly approved the United Nations Security Council resolution to authorize military force against Syria.
Investors were worried about a potential downgrade of U.K. shares after the UK voted to leave the European Union.
On Wednesday, the U-turn came after Britain’s Brexit Minister Nick Timothy said the U.-backed resolution would allow for an attack on Syria.
The U.A.E. resolution passed unanimously on Wednesday and could now be adopted by the Security Council.
U.U.S.-backed Syria is the most powerful military force in the Arab world, supporting President Bashar al-Assad.