Russia Urges Syria to Put Chemical Weapons Under International Control

Trying to de-escalate


Russia has urged Syria to put its chemical weapons under international control, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters Monday.

"We have passed our offer to (Syrian Foreign Minister Walid) Al-Muallem and hope to receive [a] fast and positive answer," Sergey Lavrov said,according to, the Russian news agency, and the Associated Press.