Secretary of State John Kerry and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius hold a news conference at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Paris,
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Syria: Kerry says support for US strike is growing

8 September 2013 Last updated at 07:36 BST

US Secretary of State John Kerry has travelled to France to drum up support for a US military strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces in Syria.

Speaking in Paris, he said the world could not be "silent spectators to slaughter" after last month's chemical attack on the outskirts of Damascus.

Hugh Schofield reports.