President Obama warned the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad that it will be “held accountable” if it uses its stockpile of chemical weapons.
“The world is watching and they will be held accountable if they make the tragic mistake of using those weapons,” Obama said, speaking at a speech at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention Monday.
Obama weighed in Monday on what’s becoming a growing concern for in Syria as Assad’s regime destabilizes. A Syrian foreign ministry spokesman Monday said that Syria would not use its weapons on any Syrian citizens despite the open conflict between the rebels and Assad’s forces. But the official suggested that the weapons might be used on any foreign invaders who attack Syria.
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