Italy says Syria has passed 'point of no-return' with chemical weapons

Reuters News
Posted: Aug 27, 2013 12:39 PM

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta said that he agreed with British Prime Minister David Cameron in a phone call on Tuesday that Syria's use of chemical weapons was "unacceptable", according to a statement.

"The United Kingdom and Italy agreed on the fact that Syria has gone past the point of no-return with its massive use of chemical weapons," the Italian premier said in a statement.

The attacks are "an unacceptable crime that cannot be tolerated by the international community," the statement read.

(Reporting by Steve Scherer, editing by Silvia Aloisi)