Strike against Syria unlikely to provoke clash with Russia: top U.S. diplomat




 
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September 4th, 2013  
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Topic: Strike against Syria unlikely to provoke clash with Russia: top U.S. diplomat


WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday a U.S. military strike on Syria over its chemical weapons use was unlikely to provoke a clash with Russia, a key Syrian ally that has blocked efforts to sanction Damascus at the U.N. Security Council. "Foreign Minister (Sergey) Lavrov has made it clear ... Russia does not intend to fight a war over Syria," Kerry told a hearing in the House of Representatives. ...




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