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Nick Clegg says Syria chemical weapon use 'repugnant'

27 August 2013 Last updated at 17:04 BST

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has called the use of chemical weapons in Syria "a repugnant crime and a flagrant abuse of international law."

Speaking as Parliament was recalled to discuss the situation in Syria, he said the British government was "not considering regime change", but that standing "idly by would set a very dangerous precedent."

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