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The president also today warned Syria over its threat to use chemical weapons in case of a foreign attack.
For the first time a Syrian government official publicly acknowledged that the regime does indeed have a pillow and biological weapons.
But he admitted that the military would not use them on the Syrian people.
Of course we've heard a long list of broken promises from Syria over the course of this uprising -- that activists say has now killed more than 191000.
And that apparently is not lost on the president.
We will continue to make it clear -- Assad and those around him that the world is watching and that they will be held accountable by the international community.
And the United States should they make the tragic mistake of using those weapons.
Meanwhile Iraqi state television reports the Iraqi prime minister has ordered his army to let Syrian refugees into Iraq.
For years Iraqis would -- to Syria to escape sectarian violence now the refugee traffic is going the other way.
The fox sports GeForce -- Jonathan Hunt is with us now there is obviously growing concern about these chemical weapons.
Yet this surgeons are believed to have -- stockpiles of Sarin gas mustard gas some possibly.
The nerve agent -- -- some of the nasty -- weapons.
-- that created -- the concern is not just about what president Assad himself might -- might not do with those weapons.
But if and when his regime falls.
Who might then they'd get their hands on them and what they might do them remember of course US officials have already said.
That there al-Qaeda operatives.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Whoever controls those weapons it is a very worrying.
About prospects for US officials -- I'll say and so much for those predictions that the Syrian regime -- fall over the weekend.
Yeah of course we had -- some analysts suggest that.
Off to that awful bombing in Damascus last week which took have some of the regime officials.
The president Assad's regime could full way they now is clearly that is not the case.
A president a SATA send his forces -- into the streets of Damascus we've heard reports of them.
Kicking in -- looking -- any rebels that they believe.
May have been involved in the recent fighting also in Syria's second city of the left pro day is very intense fighting.
If anyone thought president a -- was a -- to give up this fight they've clearly been proven wrong.
And just to prove that point.
And and rights activists say that this cost week has been the -- lobbyist in all of the eighteen months of fighting for Syria more than 12100 killed.
In the past week alone -- John.
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