NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 12, 2013
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(Geneva: Andrea Mitchell) Secretary of State John Kerry’s negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov over Syria’s chemical weapons reviewed; details given about Russian President Vladimir Putin’s op-ed piece in the "New York Times” in which he criticized President Obama’s speech and claimed that chemical weapons were used by Syrian opposition forces and about Syrian President Bashir al-Assad’s announcement he will observe the U.N.’s ban on chemical weapons; Putin’s remarks quoted. [KERRY – says this is not a game.] [Syrian opposition MAN – says Putin & Lavrov are trying to deceive the world and the regime in Damascus has no credibility.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Studio: Kate Snow) Putin’s talent for drawing attention to himself examined; Twitter comments from David Burge & Putin critic Gary Kasparov quoted. [August 9, OBAMA – comments on his relationship with Putin.] [“The New Yorker” editor David REMNICK- says Putin’s "New York Times" piece is a clever PR move; says the deal be the out that Obama is looking for.] [Representatives Robert MENENDEZ, Nancy PELOSI, Speaker of the House John BOEHNER – react.]
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