Turkish FM: Clear that chemical weapons used in Syria

August 21, 2013 21:45

ISTANBUL - Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said on Wednesday it was clear from television images coming from Syria that chemical weapons had been used in attack near Damascus and called for an immediate UN investigation.

"Use of chemical weapons in Syria is evident from the footage coming from there," Davutoglu said in an interview broadcast on Turkey's Kanal 24 television. "We have called for an immediate investigation by the UN teams."

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