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Peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi: 'UN must act on Syria'

30 January 2013 Last updated at 07:47 GMT

Syria is being destroyed "bit by bit" with grave consequences for the wider region, peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has warned.

Speaking in Washington, the UN-Arab League envoy urged the Security Council to act.

His comments came just hours after evidence emerged of a fresh massacre in the northern city of Aleppo.