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Obama agrees to give Russia's Syria plan a chance

US President Barack Obama addresses the nation in a live televised speech from the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, September 10, 2013. Obama postponed his threat to strike Syria, after Bashar al-Assad's regime welcomed a Russian plan US President Barack Obama postponed his threat to strike Syria, after Bashar al-Assad's regime welcomed a Russian plan to gather and destroy its chemical arsenal. In an address from the White House, Obama said he had asked US lawmakers to delay a vote on whether to authorize military action while Washington studies the Russian initiative.