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UK: al-Assad to be guilty of a ‘war crime’ if behind Idlib attack

Boris Johnson

UK Foreign Minister BORIS Johnson has said Bashar al-Assad will be guilty of a war crime if proven he is behind a toxic chemical attack that killed 58 people,The Sun reported on Tuesday.

The airstrikes took place in the town of Khan Sheikhoun, in the central province of Idlib, early this morning.

He also said Syria’s long term future “must be without Assad”.

Boris later tweeted: “Horrific reports of chemical weapons attack in #Idlib #Syria. Incident must be investigated & perpetrators held to account”.