You know it’s bad when you let Vladimir Putin run your foreign policy.
From the BBC.
Russia has now handed over to the US its plans for making Syria’s chemical weapons safe, Russian media say.
Russia announced its plans for placing Syria’s stockpile under international control on Monday and Syria said it welcomed the initiative.
The proposal led US President Barack Obama to put military action against Syria on hold in favour of diplomacy.
Tense negotiations will now follow at the United Nations on the nature of any Security Council resolution.
Reuters news agency quotes diplomats as saying that the UN envoys of the permanent council members – the UK, US, France, China and Russia – will meet in New York later on Wednesday.
Leading from behind; that’s what Nancy Pelosi interprets as “victory”.