Turkish president warns about Syrian chemical weapons

Turkish President Abdullah Gul has said on Tuesday that there was a risk of Syria using missiles with chemical weapons against Turkey.

He added that in the case of this threat, it could be countered by NATO Patriot missiles.

Speaking to British Financial Times newspaper, Gul has said, "It is known that Syria has chemical weapons and they have old Soviet delivery systems, so if there is in some eventuality some sort of madness in this respect and some action is taken, contingency planning has to be put in place and this is something NATO is doing," he said.

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