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May 2, 2013 10:45 am

Erdogan: Assad Used Chemical Weapons

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Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Photo: wiki commons.

Ynet – Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Thursday that Bashar Assad‘s regime has been using chemical weapons against the rebels, adding that he intended to discuss the issue with US President Barack Obama.

“We will discuss the use of chemical weapons during our meeting with President Obama; it’s clear that the Assad regime is using it,” Erdogan told Japanese media. “The opposition is in control of the region, but Assad is the one using chemical arms, fighter planes and helicopters. These are the final moments of the regime, but we don’t know when it will fall. It’ll happen suddenly.”

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