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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:24 AM

U.N. chemical weapons team in Turkey to investigate Syria claims

Source: Reuters

(Reuters) - U.N.-appointed inspectors, blocked from entering Syria, are in Turkey to gather information about possible use of chemical weapons in the civil war, officials said on Thursday.

Members of the team assembled by U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon had been on standby in Cyprus since April, unable to enter Syria as Western governments accused President Bashar al-Assad's forces of chemical weapons attacks.

They were sent to Turkey this week and its head, Swedish scientist Ake Sellstrom, was meeting Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Thursday, a senior Turkish official told Reuters.

Read more: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/06/27/us-syria-crisis-chemicalweapons-idUSBRE95Q0BG20130627

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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:53 AM

1. Good luck at that remove assessing reality of the charges either way.

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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 09:05 AM

2. Oh cripes, here we go ...

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