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UN to debate resolution on Syria power transition

Western powers are increasing the pressure on the UN Security Council to take action in Syria, where violence continues to rage.

Foreign ministers are working toward a United Nations resolution on political transition in the country - a plan strongly opposed by Russia.

Further debate on Syria is due on Tuesday in New York, from where the BBC's Barbara Plett reports.

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