The Heat: Exclusive – Syrian foreign minister discusses the ongoing conflict

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More than half a million people killed, with millions of Syrians forced to flee for their lives.

After ten years of conflict there’s still no end in sight. As world leaders gathered in New York for the UN General Assembly, CGTN’s Nathan King sat down for an exclusive interview with Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad.

To discuss the Syria crisis:

  • Ali Akbar Dareini is a researcher and writer with the Center for Strategic Studies in Tehran.
  • Ibrahim Hamidi serves as the senior diplomatic editor for Asharq Al-Awsat. That’s a London-based international Arabic newspaper.
  • Cenk Karatas is s a journalist and senior political analyst focusing on Turkish political affairs.

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