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August 25, 2016 9:59 am

Following UN Confirmation, White House Condemns Assad Regime for Chemical-Weapons Attacks

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Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.

The White House is condemning Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s regime for using chemical weapons against Syrians, after the United Nations and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons confirmed suspicion of chemical weapons use in Syria in 2014 and 2015.

Three years to the week since President Obama pulled back from striking Syria over its use of chemical weapons, the investigation found that the Syrian government was responsible for two chlorine gas attacks in April 2014 and September 2015 in Idlib, in the north of the country.

Read full story at ABC News.

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