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UN envoy Lakhdar Brahimi asks for help for Syria

The UN-Arab League envoy to Syria has called on Iran to help achieve a ceasefire in the country.

Lakhdar Brahimi made the request in talks with Iranian leaders before making a similar appeal to Iraqi officials in Baghdad.

However, on the ground, there has been no let-up in the violence. James Kellly reports.

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