Is This Decision A Binding Agreement? How Do We Know?

by Hal Mooz 15. September 2013 09:45

US, Russia reach deal on Syria's chemical weapons

The United States and Russia struck a deal Saturday under which Syria will allow its stockpile of chemical weapons to be removed or destroyed by next year — easing a crisis over a threatened American military attack.

Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, announced the deal after a third day of talks in Geneva.

“This framework provides the opportunity for the elimination of Syrian chemical weapons in a transparent, expeditious, and verifiable manner, which could end the threat these weapons pose not only to the Syrian people but to the region and the world,” President Barack Obama said in a statement issued by the White House after the deal. “The international community expects the Assad regime to live up to its public commitments.”

http://worldnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/09/14/20490098-us-russia-reach-deal-on-syrias-chemical-weapons?lite&gt1=43001

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