UN Secretary-General: Syria findings “beyond the pale”

BY newsdesk  September 16, 2013 at 5:15 PM EDT

“The results are overwhelming and indisputable. Eight-five percent of the the blood samples tested positive for sarin, while a majority of the environmental samples confirmed the use of sarin. A majority of the rockets or rocket fragments recovered were found to be carrying sarin. The findings are beyond doubt and beyond the pale. This is a war crime and grave violation of 1925 protocol and other rules of international law.”

– U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. A newly-released U.N. report confirmed chemical weapons use in Syria.

H/T Frank Carlson