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Jordan: We can deal with Syrian chemical threat
Jordan says it is prepared to deal with any potential chemical weapon threat posed by the ongoing violence in neighboring Syria, but adds it will not enter "any alliance" to protect itself.

 

 

Information Minister Sameeh Maaytah did not provide details on Jordan's capabilities to thwart a chemical attack in remarks carried by the official Petra news agency Sunday. But other Jordanian officials have said US and British military experts have provided training in protecting civilians in case of a chemical attack on Jordanian territory. (AP)