Western intervention looms in Syria

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Western intervention looms in Syria

A possible strike on Syria is among the options being considered by global powers, following reports of attacks by Syria using chemical weapons. Western powers are looking at military options and have been holding emergency meetings, CNN reported, recognizing the need for quick military intervention. The United Kingdom has suggested to the 5 permanent members of the UN Security Council that all necessary measures be authorized to protect civilians in Syria. Russia however wants the United Nations to first complete investigation into the supposed use of chemical weapons before discussing any resolution.

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