UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Syria

BY newsdesk  September 10, 2013 at 2:39 PM EDT

EDITOR’S NOTE: The emergency session of the UN Security Council on Syria, that was scheduled to be at 4 p.m. EDT, has been canceled after Russia withdrew its original request. (AP)

Russia has requested an emergency closed-door meeting of the United Nations Security Council.The meeting will be at 4 p.m. EDT and is expected to deal with Russia’s plan to place Syria’s chemical weapons under international control.