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Russia urges Syria to cede control of chemical arms

Posted by seumasach on September 9, 2013

Trust.org

9th September, 2013

MOSCOW, Sept 9 (Reuters) – Russia urged Syria on Monday to put its chemical weapons under international control in the hope that this would avert U.S. military strikes over an alleged gas attack, and President Bashar al-Assad’s government said it welcomed the proposal.

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