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U.S. and Russia Agree to Framework on Syria Chemical Weapons Deal

(CNN) — Russia and the United States announced Saturday that they have reached a groundbreaking deal on a framework to eliminate Syria’s chemical weapons, after talks in Switzerland.

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John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Geneva, Switzerland (Credit: CNN)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stood side-by-side as they set out a series of steps the Syria government must follow.

Syria must submit within one week a comprehensive list of its chemical weapons stockpile, Kerry said. International inspectors must be on the ground no later than November, he said.

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