|arya||Date: Tuesday, 10-September-2013, 3:22 AM | Message # 1|
Syria has agreed to Russia's proposal that it put its chemical-weapon stockpiles under international control. US Secretary of State John Kerry initially suggested such a scheme - as a way to avoid a military strike on Syria. The US State Department, though, has since issued an apparent retraction, saying it wasn't a genuine offer. RT's Sean Thomas joins us for more.
Syria has welcomed Russia's suggestion it should put its chemical weapons under international control - a move designed to avoid possible US air strikes.
It comes after US secretary of state John Kerry said in London this was the only way Syria could avoid military intervention.