US, Russia Agree on Syria Chemical Weapons Draft: Official

August 7, 2015 6:02 AM

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US, Russia Agree on Syria Chemical Weapons Draft: Official

Kuala Lampur: The United States and Russia have reached agreement on a draft UN resolution aimed at identifying those behind chemical weapons attacks in Syria in order to bring them to justice, a US official said on Thursday.

The United Nations Security Council is likely to vote on Friday on a US proposal to ask UN chief Ban Ki-moon and the global chemical weapons watchdog to assemble a team of investigators to lay blame for toxic gas attacks in Syria, diplomats said.

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