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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons / Obama Interview #1051259

ABC Evening News for Monday, Sep 09, 2013
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(Washington: Diane Sawyer) The ABC News interview with President Obama about the crisis in Syria presented. [At the White House, OBAMA - says we are back from the brink with a military strike on pause if Syrian President Bashir al-Assad gives up chemical weapons; states the stakes are high, but long-term with no time frame on what Assad does; wants Congress to support a military strike, but realizes why people are resistant; asserts Iran will not go to war with the US over Syria.]

(Washington: Diane Sawyer; White House: Jonathan Karl, Martha Raddatz) Obama's statement about deterring chemical weapons without a military strike, the current Congressional vote count that looks tough for the president and the Russian development as a way out discussed.

(Washington: Diane Sawyer) ABC News coverage of tomorrow's address to the nation by the president noted.

Sawyer, Diane;
Martha, Jonathan Karl,

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