Germany Would Support Military Response In Syria If Chemical Attacks Confirmed | Talking Points Memo

BERLIN (AP) — The German government is suggesting for the first time that it would support an international military response against Syria if it is confirmed that President Bashar Assad’s troops attacked opponents with chemical weapons.Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said Monday that if U.N. inspectors confirm the use of chemical weapons, “it must be punished.”

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