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    UNITED NATIONS Mario Lemieux Youth Jersey , May 28 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki- moon on Wednesday voiced solidarity with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) a day after a convoy of its inspectors came under attack in central Syria, a UN spokesman told reporters here.

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    Dublin - Eddie Jones said New Zealand were "there for the taking" after his England side's bid to better the All Blacks' record winning streak ended with a defeat by Ireland in Dublin.

    Ireland, who had also ended New Zealand's run, won 13-9 at a rainswept Lansdowne Road on Saturday to deny England a 19th successive Test win and prevent them becoming the first side in the Six Nations era to win back-to-back Grand Slams.

    Irish lock Iain Henderson scored the only try of the match, although England's defeat came after they had already retained the Six Nations title.

    The British and Irish Lions travel to New Zealand for a three-Test series in June and July.

    England Phil Kessel Jersey , by contrast, are not scheduled to face the world champions until 2018, although reports this week suggested officials were looking at re-arranging the Twickenham fixture calendar to set up a November 4 clash between the international game's two top-ranked teams.

    "I expect at least 15 of our guys to go on the Lions tour, I'd be disappointed if we don't have that many guys in Patric Hornqvist Jersey ," said Jones after suffering his first defeat in 18 Tests as England coach.

    "And I think they'll have a massive shout (of winning a first series in New Zealand since 1971).

    "New Zealand, as Ireland have shown, are there for the taking," the Australian added in a reference to Ireland's 40-29 win in Chicago in November that stopped the All Blacks' run at 18 victories in a row.

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