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Iran says use of chemical arms by anyone in Syria is "red line"

Kurt96 Wrote: Apr 30, 2013 8:33 AM
Iran's response would be funny if it weren't so hypocritical. Iran used chemical weapons in abundance during the long Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s.
Ronald Reagan Fan Wrote: Apr 30, 2013 8:48 AM
Iraq used the WMDs not Iran. The Syrian WMDs actually came from saddam Hussein.

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Tuesday it regarded the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria's civil war as a "red line", echoing major adversary the United States but saying Syrian rebels were the main culprit and not the Damascus government.

Last week Washington said it had "varying degrees of confidence" that Syrian government forces had likely used the nerve agent sarin on a small scale against rebels fighting to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.

U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Damascus that deployment of chemical weapons could trigger consequences for Assad - language widely interpreted to include military intervention...

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