Hague: Chemical weapons 'would draw strong response'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has re-iterated that the government is looking into reports of chemical weapon use in Syria - and warned about potential repercussions.

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UK is aware of reports alleging use of chemical weapons in #Syria, and is looking into them. Use would draw strong international response

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Syria 'chemical weapon' claims

Syria's Information Minister Omran al-Zoabi said the country's armed forces would never use internationally banned weapons, after the government and rebels traded blame for what both sides said was a chemical weapon attack near Aleppo.