Kerry Says Syria’s Chemical Weapons Controlled By Al Assad,and 2 Others

Reuters , LONDON

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday that the control of chemical weapons in Syria was limited to President Bashar al-Assad, his brother Maher al-Assad and an unnamed general.

“The chemical weapons in Syria … are controlled in very tight manner by the Assad regime. It is Bashar al-Assad, Maher al-Assad, his brother, and a general who are the three people who have control over the movement and use of chemical weapons,” Kerry told a news briefing in London.

Al Assad’s brother , Maher is the commander of Syria’s Republican Guard and an elite armoured division.

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