The U.S. and Russia have reached an agreement on a Security Council resolution to eliminate Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons, Reuters reports. The agreement comes after weeks of diplomatic wrangling on how to proceed at the United Nations to facilitate the monitoring and transfer of Syria's chemical weapons.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Moscow and the U.S. had reached an agreement on a chemical weapons resolution, according to Reuters.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, also confirmed the deal on Twitter, saying the resolution would go before the full Security Council Thursday night.