Obama seeks Congress authorization for military action against Syria

2013-09-01 01:35:20 | Al Muslim News
Obama seeks Congress authorization for military action against Syria

 

US President Barack Obama announced Saturday that he will ask the US Congress to to approve a military against Syria,following a chemical weapons attack in which more than 1400 civilions were killed last week.. Obama said he had decided he would go ahead and take military action on Syria but it was important to win the support of lawmakers for American democracy. For the military action I will seek authorization of congress representatives, President said. The president said U.S. intelligence have confirmed reports that the Assad government is responsible for the attack and is comfortable moving forward with an attack without the completion of a United Nations investigation or the approval of the U.N. Security Council. Asking for congressional approval affirms his 2007 campaign promise after violating it in Libya. "We are prepared to strike whenever we choose," Obama said.

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