28 Aug '13, 7am

Downing Street: Cameron, Obama have 'no doubt' Syria used chemical weapons in Damascus attack - @AFP

Downing Street: Cameron, Obama have 'no doubt' Syria used chemical weapons in Damascus attack - @AFP

Britain will on Wednesday submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council condemning suspected chemical attacks in Syria and demanding "all necessary measures" to protect civilians. The announcement came as the United States and its allies pressed their case for likely military action against President Bashar al-Assad's regime, despite stern warnings against intervention from Damascus' key allies Russia and Iran. The UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, confirmed meanwhile that chemical "substances" were used in the attacks that are thought to have killed hundreds of people on the outskirts of Damascus on August 21. Prime Minister David Cameron said Britain would present a resolution "condemning the chemical weapons attack by Assad" to a meeting of the Security Council's five permanent members in New York on Wednesday. "We've always said we want the UN Secu...

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