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French draft UN Syria resolution

An initial French draft UN Security Council resolution on Syria would demand a complete declaration of all chemical weapons within 15 days.

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Arab League chief issues support for Syria weapons plan

The head of the Arab League has expressed support for Russia's proposal to put Syria's chemical weapons under international control.

Nabil Elaraby told reporters that the Arab League has always been in favour of a "political resolution," adding, "Thank God."

The Arab League has blamed the Syrian government for the alleged chemical weapons attack near Damascus on 21 August, however it did not support military action without UN consent.

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