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Obama says Syria chemical attack claim ‘a big event’

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, August 23, 2013 7:18 EDT
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Syrian rebels with gassed baby via AFP
 
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US President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast Friday that new allegations of chemical weapons use by Syrian forces are more serious than previous ones.

“What we’ve seen indicates clearly this is a big event, of grave concern, and we are already in communications with the entire international community,” Obama told CNN.

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