Regime forces 'prepared chemicals prior to attack'

The US intelligence report assessed the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

A US report said it had intelligence which led it to believe that "Syrian chemical weapons personnel were preparing chemical munitions prior to the attack".

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Syria: John Kerry claims 'lies'

Syria has denied charges by US Secretary of State John Kerry that it uses chemical weapons, adding that "what he said was lies" and baseless. A US intelligence report says at least 1429 people including 426 children were killed in the attack.