Obama, in Europe, still pursuing Syria support

Obama, in Europe, still pursuing Syria support

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - President Barack Obama is using his last day in Europe to renew his quest for foreign support for a U.S. military strike in Syria. But three days after he left Washington, it’s unclear whether the global coalition the president has been seeking is any closer to becoming a reality. Putting up stiff resistance to Obama’s appeals, Russia today warned the United States and its allies against striking any chemical weapon storage facilities in Syria. The Russian foreign ministry said such targeting could release toxic chemicals and give militants or terrorist access to chemical weapons.

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