NATO chief says convinced Syrian government behind chemical attack

September 2, 2013 15:42

BRUSSELS - NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said on Monday he had seen evidence about an Aug. 21 attack in Syria that had convinced him that the Syrian authorities were responsible for a chemical weapons strike.

"I have been presented with concrete information and, without going into details, I can tell you that personally I am convinced, not only that a chemical attack has taken place, but I am also convinced that the Syrian regime is responsible," he told a news conference.

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