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Syria crisis: Diplomatic push for plan to secure weapons

12 September 2013 Last updated at 14:12 BST

US Secretary of State John Kerry is preparing to meet his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Geneva for talks about a Russian-led plan to try and secure Syria's chemical weapons.

Meanwhile, intense fighting between troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and rebel forces continues on the ground in Syria.

Bridget Kendall reports.

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