Russia, U.S. Will Meet in Geneva

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The U.S. and Russia will meet in Geneva Thursday to discuss the details of Moscow’s ultimatum to Syria to hand over its chemical weapons. The critical meeting will bring together U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. A spokesperson for the State Department, Jennifer Psaki, says the goal of the meeting is to “test the seriousness” of the proposal of placing Assad’s weapons under international control and to nail down the “mechanics of identifying ... and ultimately destroying [his] chemical weapons.”