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  1. News - World - SYRIA

    United States, China agree on need for binding Syria resolution, says official

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in New York 'US, China agree on Syria resolution' The United States and China are in strong agreement on the need for the 15-member UN Security Council to quickly adopt a mandatory and binding resolution on eradicating Syria's chemical weapons arsenal, a senior US official said yesterday. US Secretary of State John Kerry met Foreign Minister Wang Yi for about ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Iran's President Rowhani urges the West to end cold war mentality

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 01:04pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington Iranian president calls on world leaders to seek 'win-win outcomes' to combat challenges, ahead of UN General Assembly meeting in New York Rowhani urges end to cold war mentality Iranian President Hassan Rowhani has urged world leaders to "seize the opportunity" presented by his election to engage Iran in constructive dialogue and said his ...

  3. News - World

    China 'ready to help' in Syria arms destruction

    Posted Sep 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Beijing China 'ready to help' in Syria arms destruction Foreign Minister Wang Yi told UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon that China was willing to send experts to help in the destruction of Syrian chemical weapons, and reiterated that a political solution was the only way to solve the crisis in Syria. "Currently, it is important that the UN Security Council should ...

  4. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria applies to join UN poison gas ban as Kerry, Lavrov meet

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva Talks begin on weapons elimination Syria applied on Thursday to sign up to the global ban on chemical weapons, as US Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed a Russian plan under which Damascus would give up its arsenal of poison gas. The United Nations said it had received Syria’s application to join the Chemical ...

  5. News - World - SYRIA

    Syria chemical weapons attack killed 1,429, says Kerry

    Posted Aug 31st 2013, 02:17am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington US Secretary of State says world cannot let Assad get away with chemical attack US Secretary of State John Kerry made clear on Friday that the United States would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the “brutal and flagrant” chemical weapons attack that it says killed more than 1,400 people in Damascus last week. Kerry said it was essential ...

  6. News - World - SYRIA

    Russia, US work on deal to disarm Syria of chemical weapons

    Posted Sep 12th 2013, 10:44am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Geneva and Beirut US Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Geneva on Thursday to hear Russia’s plans to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons and avert US-led military strikes, an initiative that has transformed diplomacy in the two-and-a-half year old civil war. Kerry would insist any deal must force Syria to take rapid steps to show it is serious about abandoning its ...

  7. News - World - ISRAEL

    Unannounced Israel-US missile test fuels jitters over Syria

    Posted Sep 03rd 2013, 09:42pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Jerusalem and Moscow Israeli missile test adds to regional tensions Israel tested a US-backed missile system in the Mediterranean yesterday but did not announce the launch in advance, prompting a disclosure by Russia that kept the world on edge as the United States weighed an attack on Syria. The morning launch was first reported by Moscow media that quoted Russian ...

  8. News - World

    Obama wins backing for Syria strike from congressional leaders

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 03:10pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Washington President Barack Obama won the backing of key figures in the US Congress, including Republicans, in his call for limited US strikes on Syria to punish President ... Relations Committee draft, which was obtained by Reuters, sets a 60-day limit on US military action in Syria, with a possibility of a single 30-day extension subject to conditions. The compromise ...

  9. News - World - SYRIA

    Putin ‘does not rule out’ approving Syria strike with evidence Assad used poison gas

    Posted Sep 04th 2013, 07:36pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia did not rule out approving a military operation in Syria if clear evidence showed Damascus had carried out chemical weapons attacks, but said any attack would be illegal without UN support. In an interview with AP and Russia’s First Channel, released the day before a G20 leaders’ meeting in St Petersburg, Putin said he ...

  10. News - World

    UN rejects suggestion it’s pulling out of Syria to allow strikes

    Posted Sep 01st 2013, 08:25am by Reuters

    ... Reuters at United Nations The United Nations on Saturday vehemently rejected suggestions that it was somehow stepping aside to allow US air strikes on Syria over an alleged chemical ... blames the rebels for last week’s alleged chemical weapon attack. UN diplomats told Reuters on Friday that U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon explained to delegates from the five permanent ...




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