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On Syria, US Would Only Support 45 Days, Chapter 7, Sanctions, -Sources

By Matthew Russell Lee

UNITED NATIONS, July 11 -- After the UN Security Council held from Syria envoy Kofi Annan on Wednesday, sources tell Inner City Press, US Ambassador Susan Rice expanded on what she'd told the Press exclusive on Tuesday evening, that the Russian draft resolution is "insufficient."

In the meeting, the sources exclusively tell Inner City Press, Ambassador Rice said the US will only accept a draft under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, with sanctions, and with a mission rollover of no more than 45 days rather than three months as Russia proposed.

Meanwhile other sources said it is the UK and not France which will come forward with the counter-draft to Russia.

As noted, China's Permanent Representative Li Baodong, on the other hand, said "We will support the rollover" of the mandate of the mission, UNSMIS.

  Inner City Press asked Russia's Deputy Permanent Representative Sasha Pankin if there had been any direct responses to his country's draft. Mostly what you got, he replied, referring to US Ambassador Susan Rice's exclusive quote to Inner City Press on Tuesday, that the Russian draft is "insufficient."

  Pankin noted that his name is NOT "Igor," as he was identified citing AFP on a site overseen by the US Broadcasting Board of Governors, which also oversees Voice of America....

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