White House: Make sure we Damascus to use chemical weapons and we will give our suppo
White House: Make sure we Damascus to use chemical weapons and we will give our support to the Syrian opposition
Published in: 2:36 am, June 14, 2013 Editor: Hushuk the
The White House announced Thursday that President Barack Obama has decided to provide military support to the Syrian opposition, after Damascus sure to use a chemical weapon.
He said in a congressional committee hearing that "Obama has decided to provide military support to the Syrian opposition," without giving details about the quality of the planned aid.
But at the same time pointed out that no decision yet to impose a no-fly zone over Syria.
The White House informed Congress, at a hearing Thursday, the details of the investigation which concluded that the use of chemical weapons in Syria by the system.
He added that investigations have shown that there are between 100 and 150 people have been killed due to the use of the toxic sarin gas in Syria by the Syrian army.
He said that President Barack Obama next week will consult with the leaders of the eight countries on this issue, and "سنطلع the international partners and the United Nations on the evidence of the use of chemotherapy in Syria."
He stressed Republican Congressman John McCain at a hearing in Congress on the need for the Obama administration to be more stringent in relation to the Syrian crisis, and specifically against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
In contrast, the White House announced that it would deal with the situation in Syria in a manner that preserves U.S. national security interests and not to the satisfaction of the critics of the policy of President Barack Obama.
But did not comment on the information published by the newspaper.
On the other hand, said an official at the Pentagon Thursday that the United States will keep the F-16 fighter jets and Patriot missiles in Jordan after the end of the exercises, which will conclude in late June.
The official said on condition of anonymity that the U.S. administration, which is considering the possibility of arming the Syrian opposition, but they did not even take the time any decision in this regard also decided after consultations with Jordanian officials to keep the unity of the (Marines) aboard amphibious ships off the coast of Saudi Arabia.