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Foreign Minister Westerwelle warns Syria against using chemical weapons

04.12.2012

In response to reports that the Syrian regime may consider using chemical weapons, Foreign Minister Westerwelle issued the following statement today:

I want to make it absolutely clear to the Syrian regime that the use of chemical weapons would be totally unacceptable.
Anyone even considering such a step should know that the world will hold them to account.
We call for an immediate end to the violence in Syria and the transfer of power to transitional institutions.