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Ban Ki-moon: Chemical weapons used on ‘large scale’ in Syria

 

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announces findings of an official investigation into the use of chemical weapons by Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria, saying there is evidence that Sarin gas was used on a “relatively large scale” in a Damascus suburb on Aug. 21st. He also noted this was the largest chemical weapons attack since Iraq's Saddam Hussein used them in Halabja in 1988.

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