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Germany to join combat mission against IS in Syria

Germany's parliament has voted to send military support to the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria.

The United Nations hopes the Assad regime and Syrian opposition will enter talks next month to negotiate a political transition leading to free and fair elections in 18 months.

David Cameron said a political settlement in Syria was "absolutely crucial".

All previous talks have broken down.

James Robbins reports.

  • 04 Dec 2015
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