Syria conflict: 'There is no military solution'
27 August 2013 Last updated at 21:27 BST
Lakhdar Brahimi, the UN-Arab League envoy to Syria, has called for continued political efforts, both inside the country and internationally, to end the conflict.
Speaking to the BBC's Sarah Montague for the HARDtalk programme, he said there was said no military solution, urging all parties to "work harder together" to find a political answer to the crisis.
You can watch the full interview on BBC World News on Wednesday 28 August at 14:30 and 20:30 GMT and Thursday 29 August at 00:30 BST on the BBC News Channel.