Pentagon chief Jim Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons

Updated On : 2017-04-21 14:40:32
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons
Pentagon chief Jim Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has retained chemical weapons
Tel Aviv:

Pentagon chief Jim Mattis said during a visit to Israel on Friday that there can be "no doubt" that Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them.

Mattis, speaking during a press conference with Israeli counterpart Avigdor Lieberman, declined to comment on the number of weapons Washington believes Syria has retained.

US President Donald Trump's administration carried out a strike against a Syrian air base earlier this month over an alleged chemical attack on a rebel-held town. 

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First Published : Friday, April 21, 2017 02:29 PM
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