U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday. 'We are still gathering information on this incident, but we repeat our warning that if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons, the United States and our allies will respond quickly and appropriately,' the department said in a statement.  (Reporting by Eric Beech)

Reuters May 22, 2019 04:06:35 IST
U.S. says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

US says sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on Sunday in northwest Syria, the U.S. State Department said on Tuesday.

"We are still gathering information on this incident, but we repeat our warning that if the Assad regime uses chemical weapons, the United States and our allies will respond quickly and appropriately," the department said in a statement. 

(Reporting by Eric Beech)

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