New Syria dispute clouds UN assembly

diplomats call a “trigger” clause for automatic punitive measures in the event of Syrian non-compliance, prospects for an agreement between Russia and the West on a draft resolution may be improving.

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A man rides a bicycle past damaged buildings in Duma neighbourhood of Damascus September 23, 2013. REUTERS/Bassam Khabieh

US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Geneva on Septem “The details of how to destroy the weapons are basically agreed, but everything is held up by the enforcement — and that is between Russia and America at the Security Council,” a UN diplomat told AFP.

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