World Views On Situation In Syria

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Associated Press August 31, 2013

A Look At How The World Views The Situation In Syria

The United States is considering launching a punitive strike against the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad, blamed by the U.S. and the Syrian opposition for an Aug. 21 alleged chemical weapons attack in a rebel-held suburb of the Syrian capital of Damascus. The U.S. said the attack killed 1,429 people, including at least 426 children. Those numbers are significantly higher than the death toll of 355 provided by the aid group Doctors Without Borders.

20130901-082358.jpgHere’s a look at key Syria developments around the world Saturday amid heightened tensions over potential military action:

THE NETHERLANDS:
U.N. chemical weapons inspectors were believed to have arrived in the Netherlands. Samples the team collected during four days of on-site Syria visits are expected to be repackaged and sent to European laboratories. They will be…

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