2013-08-26 21:15:41

Peace groups call for non-violent action in Syria as UN team reaches site of alleged chemical weapons attack

Today in Syria, a UN weapons inspection team began taking samples and testimony from victims of last week’s alleged chemical weapons attack just outside Damascus. Earlier in the day, the team had to turn back from the site after coming under sniper fire.

Speaking today from Seoul, South Korea, UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon called for the investigation to move forward.

"The whole world should be concerned about any threat or use of chemical weapons. And that is why the world is watching Syria.”

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