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Obama will not announce imminent military strike in Syria in address: official

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will provide an update to Americans on his decisions on how to proceed in Syria, but will not be giving an address to the nation about an imminent military strike in the country, a White House official said on Saturday.

Obama will deliver his statement at 1:15 p.m. EDT (1715 GMT) in the White House Rose Garden.

(Reporting by Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland; editing by Jackie Frank)

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