Syria denies using chemical weapons
- Published: 28 Apr 2013 at 00.49
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Syria on Saturday dismissed as a "barefaced lie" US and British claims it may have used chemical weapons, as staunch ally Russia warned against using such fears to intervene militarily in the strife-torn country.
Omran al-Zohbi gives a press conference in Damascus last month.
"First of all, I want to confirm that statements by the US secretary of state and British government are inconsistent with reality and a barefaced lie," Syrian Information Minister Omran al-Zohbi said in an interview published on the Kremlin-funded Russia Today's website.
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