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John Kerry: 'There is no military solution'

8 September 2013 Last updated at 14:02 BST

The US Secretary of State John Kerry has met foreign ministers of the Arab League in Paris as he continues his tour of Europe to gather support for military intervention in Syria.

Earlier, at a news conference with his French counterpart Laurent Fabius, Mr Kerry said there was growing support for a military strike in response to the use of chemical weapons in Damascus last month.

France supports the US on Syria, but like the other members of the European Union, it wants to wait for a report by UN weapons inspectors. (From Paris Mr Kerry will travel to London where he will meet the Palestinian president.