China to take serious look at UN report confirming Syria's use of chemical weapons

September 17, 2013 10:23

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday that the government would take a serious look at a report by UN investigators which confirmed the use of sarin nerve agent in an Aug. 21 gas attack outside the Syrian capital.

Ministry spokesman Hong Lei made the comment at a daily news briefing in Biejing.The long-awaited report does not say who launched the attack, though US, British and French envoys said technical details in it pointed to Syrian government culpability.

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