New York - France on Thursday said negotiations
at the UN Headquarters on a draft resolution on Syria's chemical weapons
were proceeding as expected.
Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the three elements proposed by
France have "advanced as expected" in the talks with his counterparts
from the U.S., Russia, France, Britain and China.
It includes, a reference to Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, which would
allow the UN Security Council to impose sanctions on Syria.