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UN: Sarin used in Syria attack

The United Nations Secretary General has said there is "overwhelming and indisputable" evidence that chemical weapons, including sarin, were used in an attack on a rebel-held district in the capital Damascus.

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Ban Ki-Moon: 'This is a war crime and a grave violation'

The findings of the report on chemical weapons use in Syria provides evidence of a "war crime and a grave violation," the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon said.

The findings are beyond doubt and beyond the pale. This is a war crime and a grave violation of the 1925 protocol and other rules of international law.

– UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon

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