Syrian peace talks at crossroads over Assad’s future

Credit: CBS News- Published on August 14, 2020
The Syrian regime has flatly rejected the idea that President Bashar Assad must step down, which the U.S. and rebels say is the whole purpose of the talks. Margaret Brennan reports from Montreux, Switzerland.
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