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John Kerry calls Bashar al-Assad a 'magnet for terrorism'

22 January 2014 Last updated at 19:24 GMT

Syria's government and main political opposition have traded bitter accusations on the first day of a major peace conference in Switzerland.

The summit is discussing the Geneva communique which lays out a political transition plan for Syria.

At his press conference, US Secretary of State John Kerry said: There is no-one who has done more to make Syria a magnet for terrorists than Bashar al-Assad,"