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09/10/2013 01:02 pm ET | Updated Nov 10, 2013

Russia Calls Emergency UN Security Council Meeting On Syria Chemical Weapons Proposal

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 10 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council will hold an emergency closed-door meeting at 4:00 p.m. EDT (2000 GMT) on Tuesday on Syria at Russia's request, the U.N. press office said.

The meeting is expected to focus on a Russian plan to place Syrian chemical weapons under international control, diplomats said on condition of anonymity.

(Additional reporting by Thomas Grove, Writing by Louis Charbonneau, Writing by Steve Gutterman)

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