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    Kerry seeks European backing for strike on Syria

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    US Secretary of State John Kerry seeks to rally EU support for military strikes against Syria after a G20 summit failed to resolve bitter divisions between Washington and Moscow.

    Kerry on Saturday presses the case for punitive action against Syria after what the United States says was a chemical weapons attack by the regime of President Bashar al-Assad near Damascus, despite a lingering deep split among global powers.

    Al Jazeera's Neave Barker reports from Paris.