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Angelina Jolie visits Syrian refugees in Jordan

11 September 2012 Last updated at 16:44 BST

Actress Angelina Jolie has called for an end to the violence in Syria after meeting refugees in Jordan's Zaatari camp.

The number of people fleeing the conflict in Syria is said to be more than 235,000, according to the UN High Commission for Refugees.

Speaking at the camp she said: "It's impossible to imagine any mother standing by and not stepping up and doing something to prevent this."