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Russia FM: Syria to give up chemical weapons

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A Russian news agency reported Tuesday that Syria would surrender its chemical weapons to international control, according to Russia's foreign minister.

"Yesterday [Monday] we held a round of very fruitful negotiations with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, said Syria's foreign minister, Walid Muallem, "and he put forward an initiative regarding chemical weapons. Already in the evening we accepted Russia's initiative."

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