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First from -- -- Friday night chemical weapons on the move in Syria.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta now confirms new intelligence shows movement that some of that country's.
Suspected chemical weapons sites troublesome because Syria's leader Bashar Al Assad.
Has repeatedly proved he's willing to murder innocent civilians.
And activists say 30000 people have died during the uprising over the last year and a half.
But secretary Panetta says in this case it looks as if the Syrians are just shifting the chemical weapons to better secure them.
And he does not note any evidence that the regime is preparing to actually deploy those weapons.
There's been some limited movement.
Again the major sites still remain in place while still remains secure.
We hope he's right.
Last month President Obama said his administration make made clear to the Syrian regime.
That if we start seeing a government moving around quote a whole bunch of weapons.
That would be a red line.
So far there is no word from the White House about whether this latest movement means Syria has crossed that red line.
But the White House is taking other steps we know that to target the Syrian regime in fact today secretary of state Hillary Clinton attended the meeting -- the United Nations and pledged another.
45 million dollars to help the opposition in Syria for those rebels who were trying to force out there brutal and bloody leader.
It's -- top story and Jonathan Hunt isn't it well on it live at the United Nations tonight.
Do we have any indication of what those rebels who -- opposing the regime -- to do with that money.
Well while we're told by -- of state Hillary Clinton who was at this friends of Syria meeting that took place on the sidelines.
Of the United Nations General Assembly is that fifteen million of the total 45 million.
Will go to Ward's communications.
Equipment and the rebels something that the US has previously funded the other thirteen million according to -- of state Clinton will go -- humanitarian.
As more parts of Syria's.
Control slips from the regime.
To the opposition we're supporting civilian opposition groups as they begin providing essential services.
And the other necessities of life.
-- -- the opposition really one seas act.
Action from the united nations Security Council but -- still the support of Russia and China.
That's quite simply ship is not going to happen chuck Jonathan what more do we know about the movement of these chemical weapons in Syria.
-- US officials appear to know very little and that may be part of the problem because quite simply -- While secretary Panetta said that these chemical weapons have been moved.
They don't know exactly.
Who has had access to them listen to this.
As to you know the movement of some of these these materials and what you have no.
But whether or not they've been exposed to two possession by the by the opposition or others that's and that's something.
We I really don't have any firm information to confirm that that's taken -- Secretary -- Panetta saying he does not know whether the all position.
Has got possession of those chemical weapons remember he and other US officials have previously said that among that opposition to.
Our al-Qaeda elements -- Jonathan Hunt live at United Nations -- President Obama and governor Romney.
Are set to face off next week in the.
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