White House skeptical of Syria response to new Russia offer

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Posted: Sep 09, 2013 2:35 PM
White House skeptical of Syria response to new Russia offer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration is considering a new offer by Russia to work with Syria to secure chemical weapons, but is skeptical about an early response from Syria's foreign minister that appeared to welcome the idea, White House spokesman Jay Carney said on Monday.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton; editing by Jackie Frank)