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 Syria gas attack crossed many lines, cannot be tolerated, - Trump

President Donald Trump has described the chemical attack that killed more than 70 people in Syria as a "heinous" act that had changed his views on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Censor.NET reports citing CNN.

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Speaking at a White House press conference, Trump said the attack had "crossed a lot of lines for me" and that it could not be tolerated.

Trump did not offer any details of how U.S. strategy on Syria would change, and he did not directly criticize Russia, which has stood by Assad in the face of worldwide condemnation of the attack.

According to recent data, 100 people died and 300 were injured in a chemical attack in the Syrian northwestern province of Idlib.

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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the symptoms of the victims correspond to that caused by a gas attack. The absence of visible injuries and other signs indicate neurotoxic lesion, the WHO said.
 
 
 
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