Syrian Foreign Minister: Accepting Russia’s Proposal Pulls ‘The Rug From Under The Feet Of American Aggression’
The Syrian government said Tuesday it will accept a Russian proposal to surrender control of its chemical weapons to the international community.
The State Department said Monday it would take a “hard look” at a proposal for Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to international control to avoid a military strike, but voiced skepticism that Syria would carry out such a plan.
Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is not looking for a confrontation with Russia, where admitted NSA leaker Edward Snowden is believed to be hiding.
Russia’s foreign minister looked to reassure Israel Thursday that Iran would never attack the Jewish state.