McCain partly blamed for the chemical attack in Syria White house
The Senator from Arizona John McCain said that the administration of U.S. President Donald trump “kind of guilty” that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons against the civilian population. It is reported by CBSNews.
According to McCain, the decision of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad could affect the statement of US state Secretary Rex Tillerson made a few days before himataki. Then he said that the removal of President Bashar al-Assad from power is no longer a priority target for Washington.
At the same time, McCain said he believes a missile attack on Syria an “excellent first step” and the “reversal [of the policy] over the last eight years.” “It is vital that we developed the strategy, brought it to life and brought peace to the region,” said McCain.
Earlier, on 7 April, by order of the President of the United States Donald trump, the US Navy has released 59 Tomahawk missiles at the air base of Al-Sirat in the province of HOMS against Assad’s forces. Trump said that it is from this base flew the planes, dropped the bombs with poison gas on the town of Khan Shaykhun.