Gas attack in Syria 'consequence' of Obama approach, Trump says

US President Donald Trump has once again targeted his predecessor over his Syria policy following a suspected gas attack in the war-torn country.

In a statement issued on Tuesday, Trump called the deadly chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province as the “consequence” of former President Barack Obama’s approach towards the country.

“Today’s chemical attack in Syria against innocent people, including women and children, is reprehensible and cannot be ignored by the civilized world,” Trump noted.

He also pointed the finger at the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad  for the attack, further censuring Obama for not standing by his 2012 alleged red line of chemical weapons use in Syria.

“These heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime are a consequence of the past administration’s weakness and irresolution,” Trump claimed.

The Syrian army has categorically denied the accusations of being involved in a suspected chemical attack…

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