Skip to comments.U.N. Deal on Syrian Arms Is Milestone After Years of Inertia [Putin pwn3ed Obamugabe & Lurch]
Posted on 09/27/2013 2:16:00 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
The five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council have agreed on a resolution that will require Syria to give up its chemical weapons, but there will be no automatic penalties if the Syrians fail to comply, officials said Thursday.
The agreement, hammered out after days of back-room negotiations, is a compromise among the United States, its allies and Russia about how to enforce the resolution, which would eliminate Syrias chemical arms program.
But the deal, when approved by the 15 members of the Security Council, would amount to the most significant international diplomatic initiative of the Syrian civil war. It would also be a remarkable turn for President Obama, who had been pushing for a military strike on Syria just a few weeks ago before accepting a Russian proposal to have Syria give up its chemical arsenal.
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