UN to appoint new Syria envoy

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UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will name a new international point man on Syria in an effort to end their worsening civil war. CCTV’s Liling Tan reports from the UN Headquarters in New York.

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The Swedish-Italian diplomat Staffan de Mistura will replace Lakhdar Brahimi, who stepped down from the position in May after two years of struggling to end the conflict in the region.

UN to appoint new Syria envoy

UN to appoint new Syria envoy

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will name a new international point man on Syria in an effort to end their worsening civil war. CCTV's Liling Tan reports from the UN Headquarters in New York.
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