Latest Syrian peace talks under threat

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 14, 2020
Talks to end Syria’s civil war are due to begin in Geneva on Wednesday, but serious problems now threaten the peace talks. Human rights groups estimate 130,000 Syrians have died since an uprising broke out against the Assad regime nearly three years ago. Margaret Brennan reports.
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Bashar al-Assad

President of Syria since 2000
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Margaret Brennan

American journalist
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