Sept. 13 - In an Oval Office photo-op with Kuwait's emir, President Barack Obama says any plan to destroy Syria's chemical weapon must be ''verifiable and enforceable.'' Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) President Barack Obama says he hopes a deal can be made to destroy Syria's chemical weapons, but he emphasized any agreement must be "verifiable and enforceable." He made the remarks on Friday after a meeting at the White House with Kuwait's emir, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah. Obama said he hopes the negotiations taking place in Geneva between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov bear fruit. "But I repeated what I've said publicly, which is any agreement needs to be verifiable and enforceable," Obama said.