Russia, U.S. Work On Deal To Disarm Syria Of Poison Gas

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September 12, 2013 AT 5:31 AM
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew into Geneva to hear Russia's plans to disarm Syria of its chemical weapons and avert U.S.-led military strikes, an initiative that has transformed diplomacy in the two-and-a-half year old civil war. Kerry would insist any deal must force Syria to take rapid steps to show it is serious about abandoning its chemical arsenal, senior U.S. officials said ahead of Kerry's talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.