Malcolm Turnbull says al-Assad’s ‘war crimes’ disqualify him from future role in Syria

IMG_0080Malcolm Turnbull says president Bashar al-Assad’s “war crimes” disqualify him from any continuing role in Syria after the conflict ends. Turnbull on Saturday offered his second strong endorsement in as many days of the United States’ unilateral military strike on the Shayrat airbase near Homs, following a chemical weapons attack. He said Assad’s crimes meant he could play no further part in Syria after a political settlement is reached.“If President Assad hoped to have a continuing role after a political settlement, his criminal, horrendous actions, gassing his own people, women and children, babies … that surely disqualifies him for a continuing role,” Turnbull said….Read More