UK: Deal Reached on Syria Weapons
Posted at: 09/26/2013 3:41 PM
| Updated at: 09/26/2013 4:51 PM
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Britain's U.N. ambassador says key powers have reached agreement on a resolution to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons arsenal.
Mark Lyall Grant tweeted that the five permanent members of the U.N. Security Council - Britain, France, the U.S., Russia and China - agreed on a "binding and enforceable draft ... resolution."
He says Britain will introduce the text to the 10 other members of the Security Council at a meeting Thursday night.
The U.S. and Russia had been at odds on how to enforce the resolution.
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