No fly zone could have prevented chemical attack in Syria, Presidential spokesperson says
ISTANBULTurkey's Presidential Spokesperson İbrahim Kalın said in an interview late on April 7 that a no-fly zone could have prevented the Assad regime's chemical attack.
Speaking to CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Kalın said that Trump showed with the recent retaliation against the regime's attack that chemical attacks will not go unpunished.
Kalın said that the U.S. response and position at the UN Security Council is encouraging in that they are ready to put pressure on the Assad regime so that the political process can move forward.
The Presidential spokesperson also said that they are also in talks with Russia, and that the recent attacks of the Assad regime undermined the Astana process to which both Turkey and Russia is commited.
He urged all parties - including the international coalition, Russia and Iran - that have influence over the Assad regime not to undermine the Astana process.