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President Barack Obama: 'No decision yet' on Syria

29 August 2013 Last updated at 06:04 BST

US President Barack Obama has said the US has concluded that the Syrian government carried out a chemical weapons attacks near Damascus.

However in an interview broadcast on the Public Broadcasting Service, Mr Obama said he had not yet made a decision on a military strike against Syria.

His comments follow a day of behind-the-scenes wrangling at the UN and while UN weapons inspectors are still investigating the attack claims.

Ben Geoghegan reports.