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France says 'no doubt' Damascus behind suspected chemical attack

Last modified: 25 Aug 2013 20:38

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Sunday there was "no doubt" the Damascus regime was behind a suspected chemical weapons attack near the capital last week.

The indications are totally convergent on the scale of the massacre and the overwhelming responsibility of the regime... As far as we are concerned,
there is no doubt concerning the substance of the facts and their origin,"
Fabius told a Jerusalem press conference.

Asked about the Syrian regime's decision on Sunday to grant UN inspectors  permission to inspect the sites of the suspected chemical strikes, Fabius
replied that "this request was already made several days ago".

The site has been bombed since. We will see what the actual work that will be done is."