Syrian army denies used chemical weapons

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 21, 2013 7:48 AM

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syria's military command denied opposition reports that the army had used chemical weapons on Wednesday against districts east of Damascus, saying they were a sign of "hysteria and floundering" by President Bashar al-Assad's opponents.

The denial was issued by an officer speaking on state television. Information Minister Omran Zoabi said the allegations were "illogical and fabricated".

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(Reporting by Erika Solomon; Editing by Alison Williams)