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International pressure mounts on Syria

Britain, France and Germany have tabled a United Nations resolution calling for an end to human rights violations in Syria.

The resolution includes the Arab League's planned deadline for end the violence and has been backed by several Arab countries.

At the same time Russia's foreign minister has said that the Syrian opposition's use of armed force against Assad could plunge the country into civil war.

Richard Galpin reports.

  • 18 Nov 2011
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