Syria

Syrian Rebels Want America to Bomb, Not Negotiate

Renewed fighting in Syria as Russia and the US work out a deal on Syria's chemical weapons

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A Russian-backed proposal that would see Syrian President Bashar Assad surrender his chemical weapons stockpile to international custody has been panned by Salim Idriss, the head of the Syrian opposition's Supreme Military Council.

"We announce our definitive rejection of the Russian initiative to place chemical weapons under international custody," said Idriss, in a video posted online.

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