09/10/2013 11:45 am ET | Updated Nov 10, 2013

Russia Not Happy With Potential UN Resolution On Syria Chemical Weapons, French FM Says


PARIS, Sept 10 (Reuters) - Russia is not keen at this stage for a binding U.N. Security Council resolution that would provide a framework to control Syria's chemical weapons' stocks, France's foreign minister said after talks with his Russian counterpart on Tuesday.

"As I understood, the Russians at this stage were not necessarily enthusiastic, and I'm using euphemism, to put all that into the framework of a U.N. binding resolution," Laurent Fabius told French lawmakers after a telephone conversation with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. (Reporting By John Irish; editing by Ingrid Melander)


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