U.S., Russia agree on Syria U.N. chemical arms measure




 
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U.S., Russia agree on Syria U.N. chemical arms measure
 
September 27th, 2013  
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U.S., Russia agree on Syria U.N. chemical arms measure
By John Irish and Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Ending weeks of diplomatic deadlock, the United States and Russia agreed on Thursday on a U.N. Security Council draft resolution that would demand Syria give up its chemical arms, but does not threaten military force if it fails to comply. Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, said a deal was struck with Russia "legally obligating" Syria to give up its chemical stockpile and the measure went to the full Security Council in a closed-door meeting on Thursday night. U.S. ...




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