US defense ministerhas said that Syrian government in fight against rebel forces shifted chemical weapons to safe place however still central places of these assets are secure.
In Pentagon while in joint press conference with Canadian counterpart Panetta said that according to some intelligence reports a big storage of chemical weapons is as it is however limited mobility happened. He said that whatever we know and are watching, on its bases we are sure that principal points are still secured. Syrian government has admitted it has chemical weapons in large quantity.
When he was asked that did rebels got some weapons then Panetta said that I don’t have much knowledge about opposition that they have got any weapons or how much weapons they have. According to experts Syria owns a big amount of chemical weapons from decade of 1970 and it is biggest quantity in middle east however its quantity is still unclear. Government has said if it would be externally attacked then it could use its chemical weapons, although they will not use it against their people.