White House spokesman Jay Carney
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US considers Russia's plan for Syria to hand in weapons

9 September 2013 Last updated at 20:51 BST

White House spokesman Jay Carney says the US government will study Russia's proposal for Syria to avoid military action by handing in its chemical weapons to the international community.

But Mr Carney also said the US had 'scepticism' over the Syrian regime's credibility on the issue.