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Syria chemical arms use would be a crime: U.N. chief

United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking to the media during his visit to Al Zaatri refugee camp, in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking to the media during his visit to Al Zaatri refugee camp, in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed

United Nations (U.N.) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon gestures while speaking to the media during his visit to Al Zaatri refugee camp, in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near the border with Syria December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (2nd L) chats with a Syrian refugee woman during his visit to a camp in the Turkish town of Islahiye, Gaziantep province December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Veli Gurgah/Pool

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (2nd L) chats with a Syrian refugee woman during his visit to a camp in the Turkish town of Islahiye, Gaziantep province December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Veli Gurgah/Pool

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (2nd L) chats with a Syrian refugee woman during his visit to a camp in the Turkish town of Islahiye, Gaziantep province December 7, 2012. REUTERS/Veli Gurgah/Pool
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