Obama appeals for backing to hit Syria, Europeans urge delay




 
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Obama appeals for backing to hit Syria, Europeans urge delay
 
September 8th, 2013  
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Obama appeals for backing to hit Syria, Europeans urge delay
By Roberta Rampton and Justyna Pawlak WASHINGTON/VILNIUS (Reuters) - President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday to back him in launching an attack on Syria, as diplomatic pressure grew on the United States to wait for a U.N. report expected in a week's time before beginning military action. Fresh from a European trip in which he failed to forge a consensus among global leaders, Obama plunged into a campaign on radio and television to try to convince a skeptical U.S. public and Congress of the need for a military strike on Syria. In Europe, pressure increased for delay. ...




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