It came after a devastating suspected chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday that killed at least 86 people, among them 30 children, and left hundreds suffering symptoms including convulsions, vomiting or foaming at the mouth.
For many this had been a long-time coming. Opposition supporters watched as President Assad’s regime gassed and killed more than 1,300 people in a Damascus suburb in 2013, an attack which crossed Barack Obama’s “red line”. But to their surprise, nothing happened.
However, opposition groups called for international air strikes against all Syria’s air bases, not just the one.
“We call for there to be joint (international) strikes … in all the airports” from Syrians were being targeted,” he said.
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