U.N. report shows Syria government behind sarin attack: U.S., UK

UNITED NATIONS Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:39pm EDT

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UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Britain and the United States joined France on Monday in declaring that details contained in a report by U.N. investigators confirms that Syria's government, not the opposition, was behind an August 21 attack with sarin gas.

British Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant told reporters there was "no remaining doubt that it was the regime" that was responsible for the attack that left hundreds dead. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power echoed his remarks.

The U.N. report did not say who was responsible for the sarin attack.

(Reporting by Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau; Editing by Vicki Allen)

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Comments (2)
Lemming wrote:
Pot meet kettle…

Sep 16, 2013 3:09pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
kopasetic wrote:
The last sentence of the article states: “The U.N. report did not say who was responsible for the sarin attack.” Yet the governments of the US and UK state that the U.N. report shows Syria government behind sarin attack. How was that conclusion reached ? Another words, the same question that was there before still remains unanswered – where is the evidence of who did it ?

Sep 16, 2013 3:52pm EDT  --  Report as abuse
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