Tuesday, April 30, 2013

President Obama Comments On Syria

Obama: Need All Facts on Syria Chemical Weapons -- Voice of America

U.S. President Barack Obama says he needs more facts on chemical weapons use in Syria before ordering any American response.

Speaking to reporters at the White House Tuesday, Obama said the United States has evidence that chemical weapons were used inside Syria, but does not know who used them or how they were used. He said until that "chain of custody" is established, the U.S. would not rush to judgment.

Last week, the White House told lawmakers it believes "with varying degrees of confidence" that the government of President Bashar al-Assad has used a small quantity of sarin gas, a chemical weapon, in Syria’s civil war.

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More News On President Obama's Comments On Syria

Obama signals won't rush to act against Syria over chemical arms -- Reuters
Obama Declines to Outline Plan for Syria in White House Press Conference -- US News and World Report
Obama cautions against rush to action in Syria -- NBC
Obama cautious but hints at eventual action on Syria -- AFP
Obama: U.S. must be certain before intervening in Syria -- CTV/AP
Obama Says U.S. Needs Hard Evidence on Syria Chemical Arms Use -- Bloomberg Businessweek
Obama: US unsure who used chemical weapons in Syria -- YNet News
Obama claims the US is 'deeply engaged' in Syria but he 'isn't sure who used the chemical weapons' -- Daily Mail
Obama says he's rethinking 'range of options' against Syria -- FOX News
Obama: There is 'some evidence' Syria's Assad used chemical weapons -- NBC
Obama says there is evidence of chemical weapon use in Syria -- RT

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