The US President gave one of his first statements to the media since he ordered the attack on Syria in the last week. He continued with his belligerent tone in an interview with television channel FOX. He called Syrian President Assad "an animal" and at the same time he accused Russian President Putin - noting that his support for Assad is a very bad thing for "Russia, the world, and for humanity."

"Chemical weapons and barrel bombs, when something like that is filled with dynamite and thrown among people... You can see children without arms, legs, face.

Assad is a true animal. Even some of the greatest tyrants in the world did not use such kind of gas," said Trump, and then commented on Russian President Putin. "Putin supports a person who is truly evil. I think it is very bad for Russia, for the whole world, and for all humanity," he said.

Russia claims that there is no evidence that the Syrian army carried out an attack with chemical weapons.

Sean Spicer compares Assad with Hitler

The White House spokesman, Sean Spicer, did not only compare Assad to Hitler, he actually called him worse than Hitler, saying that "even Hitler did not use chemical weapons".

His statement provoked an avalanche of criticism. His statement was given on the day of Passover, the Jewish holiday, which further angered many.

"Sean Spicer does not have the integrity to serve as the spokesman for the White House and President Trump would have to immediately release him," said the director of Anne Frank Center, Steven Goldstein. Spicer later apologized saying that "he should not have used such a comparison."

Putin said trust is jeopardized since Trump became president

Russia has vetoed the UN resolution that condemns the chemical attack in Syria and requires prompt investigation, writes the Independent.

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The resolution was backed by the US, UK, and France. Ten countries voted in favor, Russia and Bolivia have invested a veto, and China, Kazakhstan, and Ethiopia are restrained.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the trust between the two countries is threatened since Donald Trump became president and fired missiles into Syria to punish Russian allies for the alleged chemical attack.

Most of the international community blamed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the attack in Idlib. The Syrian government has denied all responsibility for the chemical attack and blamed the rebel groups