Thursday, 29 March 2012

Syria; Kofi Annan's peace plan

'Annan's plan needs to be instituted in US'
Syrian rebels are under pressure to accept the UN-backed peace plan, after Damascus rubber-stamped the deal. It includes appeals for a ceasefire - but no calls for President Assad to step down - something the opposition and Washington have been calling for. 

The US is pushing for the rebels to unite, with some factions rallying behind the Syrian National Council at a conference in Turkey. 

RT talks to journalist and author Afshin Rattansi, who's long been covering events in the region.

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