Thursday, June 6, 2013
World must act over Syria chemical weapons Hollande
I'm not pro syrian but seems evident that Assad get the Qusair city who is a key town in restoring the order, and immediately comes the west governments with "the sarin story" and "we must act"....
French President Francois Hollande has said the growing proof of chemical weapons use in Syria "obliges the international community to act".
However, Mr Hollande cautioned: "We can only act within the framework of international law".
He spoke hours after Syrian government forces retook full control of the strategic western town of Qusair, after a siege lasting more than two weeks.
A BBC News team taken by government forces to Qusair said it was in ruins.
The first Western journalists to reach the city, they said there were few civilians.
Meanwhile, the US and Russia have failed to set a date for proposed peace talks.
The UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, said the international conference might now be held in July, rather than June as had been planned.
He called the lack of agreement between Washington and Moscow "embarrassing", but also noted that neither side in the Syrian conflict was ready to commit to attending