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WASHINGTON, September 10 (Itar-Tass) - The United States is ready to take a two-week’s break in its preparations for a military operation against Syria to explore Russia’s initiative to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday.
According to Kerry, President Barack Obama spoke by phone earlier with French President Francois Holland and British Prime Minister David Cameron about the Russian proposal.
"They agreed to work closely together, and in consultation with Russia and China, to explore seriously the viability of the Russian proposal to put all Syrian chemical weapons and related materials fully under international control in order to ensure their verifiable and enforceable destruction," a White House official said.