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Syria crisis: US and Russia agree chemical weapons deal

Posted By admin On September 14, 2013 @ 5:56 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Conal Urquhart
The Guardian [1]
September 14, 2013

US Secretary of State John Kerry next to United Nations-Arab League special envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi and Russian Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov during a press conference after their high-stakes talks on Syria’s chemical weapons at the UN headquarters in Geneva.

The United States and Russia have agreed that Syrian chemical weapons will be placed under international control and destroyed in a process that will begin with a week.

International inspectors from the Organisation of the Prevention of Chemical weapons must be given “immediate and unfettered” access to Syrian chemical weapons, said US secretary of state, John Kerry.

Speaking at a press conference in Geneva on Saturday, Kerry outlined the details of the deal as Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov looked on.

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[1] The Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2013/sep/14/syris-crisis-us-russia-chemical-weapons-deal

[2] Syria Deal Reached: US ‘to drop military threat’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-crisis-us-to-drop-military-threat.html

[3] Netanyahu gives guarded response to Syrian chemical weapons deal: http://www.prisonplanet.com/netanyahu-gives-guarded-response-to-syrian-chemical-weapons-deal.html

[4] Evidence of chemical weapons use in Syria should not be kept secret – Lavrov: http://www.prisonplanet.com/evidence-of-chemical-weapons-use-in-syria-should-not-be-kept-secret-lavrov.html

[5] Syria Accepts Russian Offer to Give Up Chemical Weapons: http://www.prisonplanet.com/syria-accepts-russian-offer-to-give-up-chemical-weapons.html

[6] John Kerry gives Syria week to hand over chemical weapons or face attack: http://www.prisonplanet.com/john-kerry-gives-syria-week-to-hand-over-chemical-weapons-or-face-attack.html

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