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NATO warns Syria not to use chemical weapons

NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile attack, possibly with chemical weapons, from Syria, diplomats said. REUTERS/Yves Herman

NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile...more

NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile attack, possibly with chemical weapons, from Syria, diplomats said. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile attack, possibly with chemical weapons, from Syria, diplomats said. REUTERS/Yves Herman

NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile...more

NATO foreign ministers meet at the Alliance's headquarters in Brussels December 4, 2012. NATO foreign ministers will agree on Tuesday to send Patriot missiles to beef up Turkey's air defenses and calm Turkey's fears that it could come under missile attack, possibly with chemical weapons, from Syria, diplomats said. REUTERS/Yves Herman
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A man (C-L) checks his belonging at buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Damashqi/Shaam News Network/Handout (SYRIA -

A man (C-L) checks his belonging at buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture December 1, 2012....more

A man (C-L) checks his belonging at buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Damashqi/Shaam News Network/Handout (SYRIA -
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Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

Free Syrian Army fighters are seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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Residents and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Damashqi/Shaam News Network/Handout

Residents and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture...more

Residents and Free Syrian Army fighters are seen near buildings damaged by what activists said were missiles fired by a Syrian Air Force fighter jet loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the Akraba suburb of Damascus December 1, 2012. Picture December 1, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Damashqi/Shaam News Network/Handout
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A Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout

A Free Syrian Army fighter is seen in the Al-khalidiya neighbourhood of Homs December 3, 2012. Picture taken December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Thair Al-Khalidieh/Shaam News Network/Handout
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