Syria is a client-state of Iran, the world's top state-sponsor of terrorism.
Iran is the real root of the Syria problem, and Iran needs Syria to feed weapons to its proxy in Lebanon, the terror group Hezbollah.
Today, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for regime change in Syria.
That will take more than words. It requires the commitment of soldiers and military resources.
Will Trudeau contribute more than just words to ridding Syria of the dictator Bashar al-Assad?
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cannot remain as leader, and he must be held to account for perpetrating war crimes against his own people, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today.
Speaking to reporters at Juno Beach in France, Trudeau said the international community must work in "unity, solidarity and firmness" in response to recent chemical weapons attacks carried out by the Assad regime against civilians. He said Assad is not part of a medium or long-term future for a peaceful Syria after committing "bloody actions."
"There is no question that anyone who is guilty of the types of war crimes against innocents, against children — that Assad and his regime are — needs to be held to account, and we need to move as quickly as possible toward peace and stability in Syria that does not involve Bashar al-Assad," he said.
Trudeau said Russia and Iran must play a role in ending the conflict. He didn't rule out further sanctions against Russia.
"Countries that have been supportive of the Assad regime bear some of the responsibility for the chemical attacks on innocents, civilians, on children last week," he said...