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Obama: UN must enforce ban on Syrian chem weapons

In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian government solider aims his weapon during clashes with Free Syrian Army fighters, not pictured, in Maaloula village, northeast of the capital Damascus, Syria. Heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and rebels flared again on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in the ancient, predominantly Christian village of Maaloula. Troops are trying to flush out rebel units, including two that are linked to al-Qaida, from the hilltop enclave which they broke into last week.
In this Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, a Syrian government solider aims his weapon during clashes with Free Syrian Army fighters, not pictured, in Maaloula village, northeast of the capital Damascus, Syria. Heavy fighting between Syrian government troops and rebels flared again on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 in the ancient, predominantly Christian village of Maaloula. Troops are trying to flush out rebel units, including two that are linked to al-Qaida, from the hilltop enclave which they broke into last week.
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Updated: 9/24/2013 10:38 am
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- President Barack Obama says the U.N. Security council must agree to a resolution on Syrian chemical weapons that includes consequences for the regime of President Bashar Assad if he doesn't meet demands to dismantle his chemical stockpile.

Obama told his U.N. audience Tuesday that failure to include such consequences would mean the international body is unable to enforce such requirements.

Obama said it would be, quote, "an insult to human reason and the legitimacy" of the U.N. to suggest that the Assad regime did not carry out a chemical attack on civilians last month.

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Realchange - 9/24/2013 6:23 PM
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The missiles were launched from Assad controlled territory and were military grade. This is in direct contradiction to Assad assertion that the rebels used provided chemicals to attack. Assad is the kind monster would sacrifice 15 million children to stay in power. To bad American people think wars should only be fought against dictators because the tried assassinate former US Presidents.
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