Rice: No evidence Iraqi WMD moved to Syria
The White House has no credible evidence that Iraq tried to move weapons to Syria last year. National Security Adviser Condoleezza Rice said Friday there were no indications she would consider credible that such a move had taken place. But she added the US would keep trying to tie down every lead.
If there's any indication something like that did happen, Rice said it would be a very serious matter.
"I don't think we are at the point that we can make a judgment on this issue. There hasn't been any hard evidence that such a thing happened. But obviously we're going to follow up every lead, and it would be a serious problem if that, in fact, did happen."
Rice said the United States has "a number of issues that we'd like to talk to...the Syrians about." These include "the borders with Iraq and what may have happened in the past there and what may be continuing to happen there; Syrian support for terrorism in Damascus, particularly support for Hizbullah and Hamas, and their relationship with Lebanon in that regard," she said. (Albawaba.com)
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