Bashar Ja'afari called West allegations of using chemical weapons 'false and unfounded'.
In an exclusive and combative interview with CNN's Christiane Amanpour, Ja'afari said that Syria has not declared war to the United States or to any of its neighbors.
He said that they are not war mongers, but were a peaceful nation, a small nation, and don't pretend to be equally strong enough to confront the United States military.
According to the report, since the beginning of the Syrian civil war, and President Bashar al-Assad's brutal crackdown, Ja'afari has defended his government at the United Nations.
The United States, Britain and France have said they have proof that the Assad regime used chemical weapons against its own people in an attack on August 21st.
U.S. President Barack Obama is seeking congressional approval for a military strike against Syria.
Ja'afari said that they are all victims of any escalation of the Syrian situation, adding that American and European claims against Assad's regime cannot be taken seriously and are not credible.
During the interview, he said that Western nations were basing their claims of chemical weapons on shaky intelligence.
Ja'afari was evasive, saying that the use of chemical weapons was horrible and appalling.
--ANI (Posted on 04-09-2013)