Syrian troops stepped up shelling of opposition forces in the southern city of Deraa over the weekend after a negotiated ceasefire failed to hold.
It’s just the latest battle in what is now a decade long conflict that has left heavy carnage and suffering in its wake. CGTN’s Xu Dezhi has a report from the United Nations.
To discuss the Syrian conflict:
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- Einar Tangen is political and economic affairs commentator.
- Kamal Alam is a non-resident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council.
- Mohamad Ali is a correspondent for Press TV.
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