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Syria warned over chemical arms

William Hague has said he had seen "some evidence" that Syria is preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels. Declining to give details of the intelligence, he again warned that Bashar Assad's regime would face action if they were deployed.

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Hague: 'Evidence' Syria preparing to use chemical weapons

Foreign Secretary William Hague said he had seen "some evidence" that the Syrian regime is preparing to use chemical weapons against rebels.

File photo of Foreign Secretary William Hague. Credit: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Mr Hague declined to give details of the intelligence but warned President Bashar Assad's regime it would face action if they were deployed.

American satellites have reportedly detected increased activity at several chemical weapons depots in Syria.

The Syrian regime has denied any plans to use chemical weapons against it own people.

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