chemical attack in Syria was provocation against Assad: putin

Vastavam web: Russian President Vladimir Putin says a chemical attack in Syria was a provocation against Syrian President Bashar Assad. Speaking at an economic forum in St Petersburg today, Putin strongly reaffirmed Russia’s view that Assad’s forces weren’t responsible for a fatal chemical attack in Syria in April.Putin said the attack was a provocation intended to put the blame on the Syrian ruler, insisting that “Assad didn’t use those weapons.”