World leaders increasingly concerned over Syrian chemical weapons

Click photo to download. Caption: President Barack Obama. Credit: Wikimedia Commons.( As the Syrian civil war drags on, world leaders are growing more concerned over Syria’s vast arsenal of chemical weapons following intelligence reports that the Syrian military began combining chemicals to make deadly sarin gas, CNN reported. 

“The possible use of chemical weapons would be completely unacceptable for the whole international community,” NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said.

Those remarks followed a stern warning by U.S. President Barack Obama that using chemical weapons would cross a “redline” leading to military action. 

“The use of chemical weapons is and would be totally unacceptable and if you make the tragic mistake of using these weapons, there will be consequences and you will be held accountable,” Obama said.

Posted on December 4, 2012 .