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  • After strike deal on Syria, Kerry says him calling it impossible was 'diplomacy'

    09/14/2013 12:17:16 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 37 replies
    After strike deal on Syria, Kerry says him calling it impossible was 'diplomacy' Published September 14, 2013 FoxNews.com Secretary of State John Kerry said Saturday, after reaching a tentative agreement with Russia to disarm Syria of chemical weapons, that his earlier statement about the impossibility of such a plan was in fact “the language of diplomacy.” “I purposefully made the statements,” Kerry said in Geneva, Switzerland, after reaching the framework of an agreement with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. “And I did indeed say it was impossible and [Syrian President Bashar al-Assad] won't do it, even as I hoped it...