Maria Sharapova removed from Women's Tennis RankingsSport October 24, 11:17
Former MP appointed advisor to Russian National Guard’s chiefRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 11:01
Unmanned Federation spacecraft to be launched from Vostochny spaceport in 2021Science & Space October 24, 10:42
Developer shows first image of Russia's new Sarmat ballistic missileMilitary & Defense October 24, 10:15
Moody's revises outlook on Russia's banking system to ‘stable’Business & Economy October 24, 10:00
Russia and Belarus held joint airborne drills in BrestMilitary & Defense October 24, 8:16
District head: all people on board crashed helicopter in Transbaikal deadSociety & Culture October 24, 8:16
Kremlin ex-chief: Russia is ready to open new page in relations with US after electionsRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 4:10
Russian inspectors to hold observation flight over TurkeyRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 24, 2:30
WASHINGTON, September 5 (Itar-Tass) - U.S. Administration has welcomed a decision of the U.S. Senate foreign policy committee endorse a resolution permitting a military action against the Syria.
“We commend the Senate for moving swiftly and for working across party lines on behalf of our national security,” White House official spokesman Jay Carney. “We believe America is stronger when the President and Congress work together.”
“The military action authorized in the resolution would uphold America’s national security interests by degrading Assad’s chemical weapons capability and deterring the future use of these weapons, even as we pursue a broader strategy of strengthening the opposition to hasten a political transition in Syria,” he said.
The Administration will keep up close work with Congress “to build on this bipartisan support for a military response”, which Carney claimed would be “narrowly tailored”.
U.S. officials insist that the goal is to enforce a ban on chemical weapons attacks simultaneously with protecting “U.S. national security interests.”