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Donald Trump warns Syria, Russia over chemical attack: 'big price to pay'

Donald Trump warns Syria, Russia over chemical attack: 'big price to pay'
From Global News - April 8, 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump says the Syrian government will pay a hefty price for its most recent chemical attack.

Trump issued a warning to Russian President Vladmir Putin and Iran for backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who he declared to be an animal on Twitter Sunday morning.

READ MORE: Syrian government accused of chemical attack on rebels in Damascus killing at least 40

In a series of tweets, Trump wrote, President Putin, Russia and Iran are responsible for backing Animal Assad. Big price to pay.

Trump said Syrian troops have surrounded the site of the attack and are now allowing humanitarian aid to reach victims.

The current president also blamed his predecessor for the attack, saying if Barack Obama had lived up to his threats, Animal Assad would have been history!

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