U.S. Senate panel to meet on Syria authorization at 2 p.m. EDT

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Posted: Sep 04, 2013 1:06 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee will meet later on Wednesday afternoon to proceed with its vote on an authorization for the use of military force in Syria, the panel's chairman said in a statement.

Committee chairman Senator Robert Menendez, said in a statement the meeting would start at 2 p.m. (1800 GMT).

(Reporting by Rochelle Younglai and Susan Cornwell; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Sandra Maler)