President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on Syria on Saturday afternoon.
White House Press Secretary Jay Carney announced the news on Twitter:
The President will deliver at statement on Syria at 1:15 pm today in the Rose Garden today.
— Jay Carney (EOP) (@PressSec) August 31, 2013
Politico's Reid Epstein reported a White House official said Obama will not announce imminent military operation in Syria.