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Scornful Syria hails 'historic American retreat' as Obama hesitates

The Chicago Tribune, 2 September 2013
Publié le : 1 septembre 2013
 Yara Bayoumy and Thomas Ferraro 
EIRUT/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Syria hailed a "historic American retreat" on Sunday, mockingly accusing President Barack Obama of hesitation and confusion after he delayed a military response to last month's chemical weapons attack near Damascus to consult Congress.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said tests had shown sarin nerve gas was fired on rebel-held areas on August 21, and expressed confidence that U.S. lawmakers would do "what is right" in response.

Washington says more than 1,400 people, many of them children, were killed in the attack.

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Mise à jour le 1 septembre 2013
Créé le 1 septembre 2013
ISSN 2107-7029
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