WASHINGTON (AP) — El presidente de la Comisión de Inteligencia de la Cámara de Representantes dijo que el posible uso por parte de Siria de armas químicas contra su gente es preocupante, pero agregó que teme que dichas armas acaben en manos enemigas una vez que sea derrocado el presidente Bashar Assad.

El representante republicano Mike Rogers dijo el domingo que Estados Unidos debe preocuparse por la estabilidad de la región y la credibilidad de Estados Unidos. Agregó que otros países como Corea del Norte e Irán vigilan cómo responderá Estados Unidos ante las informaciones de inteligencia según las cuales Siria probablemente usó contra los insurgentes gas sarín.

El representante demócrata Jan Schakowsky dijo que Estados Unidos debe ser cauteloso porque con anterioridad fue a la guerra en Irak según información de inteligencia falsa, al creer que el país tenía armas de destrucción masiva.

Ambos hablaron en la cadena de televisión ABC.

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