The President of the United States Donald trump blamed for the recent chemical attack in Syria on President Bashar al-Assad. About it as transfers RIA Novosti, the statement said trump, which was distributed by the White house.
The actions of Assad, according to American leaders, is the result of weak policy of the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama. “Today’s chemical attack in Syria against innocent people, including women and children, is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized world”, — said trump.
According to the President, “monstrous actions” of Assad are a consequence of the weakness of the previous administration and her indecision. “President Obama said in 2012 that it intended to conduct a “red line” against use of chemical weapons and then did nothing”, — said in a statement. The United States condemned the “unacceptable attack,” reads the text of the document.
In turn, Secretary Rex Tillerson stressed that Assad is acting with the “cruel, brazen barbarism.” Those who “protects and supports al-Assad, including Russia and Iran,” should not have illusions about him and his intentions, said the head of American diplomacy.
Tillerson urged Russia and Iran to re-impact “the Syrian regime” and to ensure that such “horrific attack” never happens again. According to him, Russia and Iran have “great moral responsibility” for the deaths.
Earlier on Tuesday, 4 April, it was reported that unidentified aircraft dropped on opposition-controlled city of Khan shaykhun chemical munitions. Killing at least 58 people, injured about 200. It was reported that the affected is the saliva is a sign of chemical poisoning.