Trump said the change in attitude towards Assad because of himataki in Idlib
The US President Donald trump said that the chemical attack in the Syrian province of Idlib changed his attitude to the head of the Arab Republic Bashar al-Assad. He said this on Wednesday, April 5, at a joint press conference with Jordan’s king Abdullah II at the White house, reports CBS News.
The incident he described as “a terrible affront to humanity”. “Yesterday’s attack on children has had a big influence on me. What happened, is unacceptable for me. My attitude toward Syria and Assad is very much changed,” said trump. He added that the chemical attacks brought the conflict in Syria “to a whole new level.”
A day earlier trump blamed for the recent chemical attack in Syria on President Bashar al-Assad. According to the American leader, “monstrous actions” of the head Arab Republic — the result of weak policy of the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama.
On 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.
Subsequently, the UK, USA and France introduced a UN security Council draft resolution, which condemns the use of chemical weapons in Idlib. Moscow has criticized the document and suggested that, as noted, “aimed at a real investigation, and not on purpose guilty before the facts”.
The administration of the tramp before the incident in Idlib belonged to the neutral Bashar al-Assad. So, on March 31, the press Secretary of the White house Sean Spicer said that the future of Syrian leader depends on the people of the Arab Republic. Earlier, a similar position was expressed by U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, and the permanent representative of the country at the UN, Nikki Haley noted that the departure of Assad as President of Syria is not a priority for Washington.