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UN response to alleged Syria chemical attack

29 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 22 August 2013

Reaction to UN response to the alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria, in which hundreds of people were killed. Diplomatic efforts are underway to secure permission for UN weapons inspectors to visit the suburbs of Damascus where the attack took place.

Image: Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Jan Eliasson speaks to reporters after the emergency Security Council meeting on Syria (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)


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