Ahluwalia said the prime minister said “We condemn the use of chemical weapons withether it is in Syria or elsewhere” but “we should be certain of what happened.”
“Whatever happens should be under the UN’s auspices and not outside the framework,” Ahluwalia said, explaining Dr Singh’s dinner-time talk that reflected India’s policy.
US president Barack Obama is drumming up support in the Congress – the American parliament – to approve an attack. Russian president Vladimir Putin, as the leader of G20’s current presidency, is clearly against it. The UN has been drawn in to seek evidence on whether chemicals weapons were used.