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The U.S. has issued the final verdict that the Syrian government is responsible for the deadly chemical attack in Syria’s Idlib province: The perpetrators “executed their chemical attack by bombarding a populated area with a poisonous gas,” a statement issued on the Pentagon’s website said. The statement, dated August 7th, was “issued in connection with a United States intelligence assessment that the Syrian government conducted a chemical weapons attack in the Al Shayrat airfield outside the city of Khan Sheikhoun, Syria, on April 4, 2017, which resulted in the death of approximately 70 Syrian civilians, including approximately 7 children.” It continued, “We have determined and assessed that the Syrian government was responsible for this attack … The use of chemical weapons by any party in the conflict in Syria will not be tolerated.”
Trump didn’t explicitly condemn the attack, but he did make his view clear on social media:
“What is our country coming to when a man is so dumb it doesn’t know what he’s saying. It was a dumb statement,” Trump said. “I didn’t say it, I didn’t authorize it. It was a dumb statement.”
The Pentagon statement was followed by a statement issued by the State Department:
“At approximately 7 p.m. EDT on Friday, April 4, 2017, a chemical weapons attack took place in the rebel held Idlib Governorate, resulting in the deaths of multiple civilians in a suspected chemical weapons attack,” the statement read. “At approximately the same time that the attack was occurring, a Syrian warplane fired two missiles from the regime’s Shayrat Airbase to the same area.”
“The United States condemns in the strongest possible terms this egregious use of chemical weapons.”
The White House issued a statement from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Trump’s reaction:
“President Trump on Friday evening authorized a targeted
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