Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said a suspected chemical weapons attack was a “fabrication” to justify a US military strike, as Moscow digs in to defend its ally despite increasing strains with Washington. In an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus — his first since the alleged April 4 attack prompted a US air strike on Syrian forces — Assad said his army had given up all its chemical weapons and that Syrian military firepower was not affected by the US strike.



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