Foreign Minister Westerwelle warns Syria against using chemical weapons
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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.