Assad continues to horde chemical weapons
Bashar al-Assad still has 'hundreds of tonnes' of chemical weapons, former Syrian weapons research chief claimsEvents tend to suggest he is right. Assad's denial of the attack appears to be attempting to tell the world they should not believe their lying eyes. Russia and Iran also have no credibility in their denials.
President Bashar al-Assad continues to retain hundreds of tonnes of his country's chemical stockpile after deceiving United Nations inspectors sent in to dismantle it, according to Syria’s former chemical weapons research chief and other experts.
Brigadier-General Zaher al-Sakat – who served as head of chemical warfare in the powerful 5th Division of the military until he defected in 2013 – told the Telegraph Assad’s regime failed to declare large amounts of sarin and other toxic materials.