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WASHINGTON (AFP) – Russia will send the United States details of a proposal to secure Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile later Tuesday, Secretary of State John Kerry said.

The details would come during the “course of the day,” Kerry said, shortly after talking with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. But he insisted that the plan must contain “consequences” if it turns out to be a delaying tactic to avoid U.S. military action.

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U.S. troops on patrol in Afghanistan

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Reprinted with permission from Alternet

The United States has been at war in Afghanistan for almost 20 years, intervening militarily in that country following the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and fighting al-Qaeda's presence there. But President Joe Biden, according to the Wall Street Journal, is planning to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan before 9/11's 20th anniversary.

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