Obama warns Assad not to deploy chemical weapons

President Barack Obama warned Syria’s Bashar Assad that if he made the “tragic mistake” of deploying chemical weapons, there would be consequences. The use of chemical weapons would be totally unacceptable,he said, and Syria’s leaders would be held accountable. Earlier, US. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Syrian action on chemical weapons remained a “red line” for the Obama administration and would prompt action from the United States.

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