Lakhdar Brahimi - UN Special Representative for Syria

Image for Lakhdar Brahimi - UN Special Representative for SyriaNot currently available on BBC iPlayer

Duration: 30 minutes

Veteran Algerian diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi is the new UN-Arab League envoy for Syria. The 78 year old has succeeded Kofi Annan, who resigned last month after his peace plan failed to achieve a lasting ceasefire. As a senior Arab League official in the 1980's Lakhdar Brahimi brokered an end to the Lebanese civil war. In this BBC News Special he talks to correspondent Lyse Doucet about his fears and hopes in his new role.


Lyse Doucet


BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss