Trump has said his attitude toward President Bashar Assad and Syria has “changed very much,” when asked at a joint news conference with Jordan’s King Abdullah if the alleged chemical attack in Idlib crossed a red line.
“It crossed a lot of lines with me. When you kill innocent children – innocent babies – with chemical gas… that goes beyond red lines,” Trump told reporters on Wednesday.
Trump said the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria “cannot be tolerated,” but he did not say what the US might do in response. He blamed the incident on the government in Damascus.
“These heinous acts by the Assad regime cannot be tolerated,” added Trump. “My attitude toward Syria and Assad has changed very much. What happened yesterday is unacceptable to me.”
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