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U.S. envoy sees no viable path forward on Syria in U.N. Security Council

Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 00:54

Sept. 5 - There is ''no viable path forward'' in the U.N. Security Council when it comes to responding to the Aug. 21 chemical attack in Syria that killed hundreds because Russia is holding the council hostage, Samantha Power, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations says. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION). STORY: There is "no viable path forward" in the U.N. Security Council when it comes to responding to the Aug. 21 chemical attack in Syria that killed hundreds because Russia is holding the council hostage, the U.S. envoy to the United Nations said on Thursday. U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power also told reporters that the United States has been briefing U.N. member states on its intelligence about the Aug. 21 chemical weapon attack, which Washington blames on forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. The United States says over 1,400 people, many of them children, died in that attack.

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U.S. envoy sees no viable path forward on Syria in U.N. Security Council

Thursday, September 05, 2013 - 00:54