Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes the best path forward in Syria is for the United States to work out a deal with Russia for Syria to give up its chemical weapons. Carter also said Tuesday during an event at The Carter Center it would not be a catastrophe if Congress votes against President Barack Obama's call for military action against Syria.
Former President Jimmy Carter is scheduled to speak at an event at The Carter Center in Atlanta. Carter and former First Lady Rosalynn Carter are expected to discuss peace and health initiatives around the world. The event will be broadcast live on The Carter Center's website.
Officials with the Carter Center say efforts to expand mental health services in Liberia have reached a key milestone, with 100 clinicians now providing services to all 15 counties in the African nation.
Former President Jimmy Carter will be discussing U.S. election reform at the Carter Center Wednesday. Then the Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights will presenting its final report for improving the U.S. electoral process.
The Atlanta-based Carter Center says it received approval from Egypt's Supreme Presidential Election Commission to deploy 22 witnesses from 14 countries. The presidential election is set for May 23 and 24.