Syria urged to yield weapons

 
City A.M. Reporter
AS President Barack Obama struggled to rally Congress and the American people behind military action in Syria, Russia seized on a remark by his secretary of state John Kerry yesterday to say Damascus should save itself by handing over its chemical weapons.

Prime Minister David Cameron joined the calls for Syria to place its arsenal under international supervision, but said the world needed to make sure the idea did not become a “distraction tactic.”