Obama Discusses Syria With Britain's Cameron, France's Hollande

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Reuters
President Barack Obama discussed Syria in phone calls with British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande on Friday, a senior administration official said.

Obama speaks during a ceremony marking the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's I have a dream speech in Washington

President Barack Obama discussed Syria in phone calls with British Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Francois Hollande on Friday, a senior administration official said.

The calls came as Obama seeks the broadest diplomatic support possible for a military strike to retaliate against a Syrian chemical weapons attack on August 21 that U.S. intelligence says killed 1,429 people.