Obama to deliver statement on Syria at White House at 1:15 PM

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Posted: Aug 31, 2013 12:25 PM
Obama to deliver statement on Syria at White House at 1:15 PM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Syria in the White House Rose Garden at 1:15 p.m. ET (1715 GMT) on Saturday, the White House said.

The announcement, made in an update to his schedule, came after his national security advisors gathered at the White House for more than two hours.

(Reporting by Steve Holland, Roberta Rampton; Editing by Vicki Allen)