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UN Security Council unanimously backs peace plan for Syria

The United Nations Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution backing an international peace plan for Syria.

It is the first time all 15 members have managed to agree proposals for a political settlement to end the conflict.

But the document stops short of addressing key differences, such as who would be included in the opposition delegation, and what role, if any, President Assad should play.

Laura Trevelyan reports.

  • 18 Dec 2015
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