Kerry: 'Threat of force remains' if Syria doesn't comply

US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Syria that the threat of force remains if its deal over surrendering its chemical weapons is not followed.

He said the US -Russia deal has the "full ability" to strip Syria of the weaponry.

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Syria 'to comply' with resolution

A Syrian Government minister said it "will comply" with a United Nations Security Council resolution on chemical weapons, in a guarded welcome to the Russia and US deal.