West 'threatening Syria solution'

The Russian Ambassador to the UK has accused the West of "deliberately undermining chances for a political solution in Syria" by pushing for military action. The US has said Syria must be held accountable for its "heinous" chemical weapons attack.

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Nato: Use of chemical weapons 'cannot go unanswered'

Nato Secretary general Anders Fogh Rasmussen warned that the use of chemical weapons in Syria was "unacceptable and cannot go unanswered".

He said: "Information available from a wide variety of sources points to the Syrian regime as responsible for the use of chemical weapons in these attacks. This is a clear breach of longstanding international norms and practice."

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