Kerry says Syria will implode before either side claims victory

UNITED NATIONS Thu Sep 26, 2013 6:41pm EDT

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during the Millennium Development Goals event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York September 25, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during the Millennium Development Goals event on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. Headquarters in New York September 25, 2013.

Credit: Reuters/Brendan McDermid

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday that Syria "will implode before any side would claim a military victory" and that all sides needed to move rapidly to put a political solution in place to end the conflict.

Kerry was speaking at a Friends of Syria meeting on the sidelines of the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.

(Reporting by John Irish)

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sneekiepete wrote:
The NATO powers gave in to the authoritarian powers in the negotiations to remove WMD’s from Assad’s control. SO!!!… We shall see if the Russian dictatorship can get its Syrian toady to do what is required RE: its WMD’s. If Assad interferes even slightly, Obama needs to hit him and hit him hard with low destructive nukes by missile delivery. The rest of the Islamic Jihadist Terrorists need to see what a failure to keep their word will result.

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