Eleven G20 states urge ‘strong response’ to Syria chem attack

Agence France-Presse
'We call for a strong international response to this grave violation of the world's rules and conscience that will send a clear message that this kind of atrocity can never be repeated'

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia – Eleven G20 states on Friday called for a “strong international response” to a chemical weapons attack in Syria they said was clearly carried out by the regime.

“The evidence clearly points to the Syrian government being responsible for the attack, which is part of a pattern of chemical weapons use by the regime,” said the statement which was supported by Australia, Canada, France, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey, and the United States, according to a Reuters report.

“We call for a strong international response to this grave violation of the world’s rules and conscience that will send a clear message that this kind of atrocity can never be repeated,” said the statement which was released by the White House. – Rappler.com

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