The United States accused Syria in the preparation of another chemical attack

The white house said that the Syrian government is preparing another attack using chemical weapons, Reuters reports.

The US administration has warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that he and his military “will pay a high price” if it commits such an attack.

In a statement the White house said that the intentions of Syria, a similar chemical attack on 4 April, when, according to the West, have killed dozens of civilians.

According to the opponents of Assad, the planes dropped on the opposition controlled town of Khan shaykhun chemical munitions, which killed 87 people, injured about 200. The Syrian opposition and Western countries accuse the air force attack the government troops. In Damascus said that the army did not use and not to use chemical weapons on the battlefield.

The US President Donald trump on the night of April 7 was ordered to launch a missile attack on the airfield shirt used by Syrian government aircraft. In all there were 58 cruise missiles.

Russian President Vladimir Putin called allegations of use of chemical weapons by the Syrian army provocation. According to the Russian leader, it was done to discredit Assad.