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Syria / Civil War / Chemical Weapons #1055892

CNN Evening News for Saturday, Sep 14, 2013
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(Studio: Don Lemon) Report introduced.

(Geneva: Matthew Chance) The agreement between the US & Russia to locate & inspect Syria’s chemical weapons reviewed; photos shown of victims of last month’s chemical attack outside Damascus; scenes shown of Secretary of State John Kerry & Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov†† in Geneva and the fighting in Rastan, Syria; details given about the agreement timetable and the disagreement over the threat of US strikes on Syria. [KERRY – says we are committed to the rapid assumption of control by the international community of those weapons.] [LAVROV {thru translator} – comments on the agreement and avoiding a catastrophic military scenario.]

(Studio: Don Lemon) President Obama’s response to the US-Russia deal quoted.

(Washington: Joe Johns) The reaction in Washington to the agreement featured; joint statement from Senators John McCain & Lindsey Graham quoted. Whether this is an “out” for lawmakers and criticism of Obama discussed.

Lemon, Don;
Chance, Matthew;
Johns, Joe

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