John Kerry: Saudi Arabia Supports International Military Strike on Syria

Paris (CNN) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking Sunday from Paris, where he met with Arab League ministers, said Saudi Arabia has approved international military intervention in Syria.

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“They support the strike,” Kerry said after meeting with Saudi foreign minister Saud al-Faisal.

Saudi Arabia is a diplomatic heavyweight in the Arab world, but hasn’t publicly called for an international military reprisal after a reported chemical weapons attack last month by the Syrian military against rebels.

With its vast air force and bases, Saudi Arabia could offer a lot of resources to Western militaries.

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