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US won`t accept Russia`s `delaying tactic` to get Syria to hand over chemical weapons: Kerry

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 13:00

Washington: US Secretary of State John Kerry has said Washington is least interested or convinced about Russia`s plan to give Syria a chance to hand over chemical weapons to the IAEA.

Kerry told a panel of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee here, that Washington is waiting for a real and verifiable proposal from Russia, and will not accept Moscow`s delaying tactic on the issue.

According to News24, Kerry further said President Barack Obama will assess Russia`s plan to evacuate chemical weapons from Syria.

Earlier, Russia laid out a plan to avert a US strike on Syria by securing a deal to destroy its chemical weapons.

First Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2013 - 13:00
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