Chlorine Gas Likely Dropped on 3 Syrian Villages

January 7, 2015 2:28 AM

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Samantha Power, the United States' ambassador to the United Nations, said Tuesday that a new chemical weapons report provided "more compelling evidence" that the Syrian government used chlorine gas on civilians.

The U.N. Security Council discussed the report behind closed doors Tuesday. It said investigators had a "high degree of confidence" that there were attacks on three villages last year.

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