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Syria the violence turned up today and in America the volume did.
Senator John McCain said it's time to think about sending weapons to Syria's opposition forces.
Which starts all options including arming up.
The bloodletting ups stuff are making the opposition the White House says that is not an option right now.
Senator McCain's comments came as we got new video from inside Syria showing the battles between government forces and protesters.
Last month the United Nations -- -- More than 5400 people had died in series since March when -- government crackdown began.
The UN reports hundreds more likely died -- -- the chaos in Syria makes it impossible to keep track.
We -- relying largely on unconfirmed reports an amateur video from inside the country to get a sense of what's happening there.
We also received a report from Stewart Ramsey of our sister network sky news in London.
He city these just about impossible to escape the city of -- right now.
The only way out at the moment -- virus check points.
Which is incredibly dangerous because there appears to be no rhyme or reason -- -- this attack I think approach it.
Chaos today is the violence continued even escalated we saw another move to isolate the regime of the president Bashar Al Assad.
Six Arab countries six of them in the gulf are now recalling their ambassadors from Syria and expelling Syrian diplomats from their own countries.
But no sign that's having any affect on the man who continues to murder his own people.
The chief fox report correspondent Jonathan Hunt has been monitoring satellites all day -- and working on the diplomatic angle as well the Russian foreign minister Jonathan.
I sat down with president Assad today.
Yet the Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov held this meeting with president Assad and emerge from it.
To say that the Syrian president is committed to peace that there will be constitutional reforms.
That there will be parliamentary elections that they will be an end to violence sound familiar that's because it's exactly what president -- said to members of the hour.
Arab League several months ago a state departments the State Department spokeswoman responded to these latest -- is pretty straightforwardly listen.
If in -- -- supports the end of violence he knows what he can do today.
Which he has neglected to do for these eleven months he can stop the attacks by his forces on innocents in cities across Syria.
And of course there is no sign a walk so at the president aside is about to do that and in the months a lot of speculation though about what president -- wife British born thinks about all of this and today we're hearing from her if indirectly -- the background here is I was not Al Assad is British born British educated the times newspaper of London -- -- -- corporate cousins.
Wrote an article last week wondering what on -- that kind of woman -- that kind of background.
Thinks of the violence that will she sent an email to the times today through an intermediary -- said she supports a husband.
As president of Syria and the email went on.
These -- she is equally involved in bridging gaps and encouraging dialogue.
She listens to and comforts the families of the victims of the violence.
The victims of the violence of caution that her husband the president is perpetrating it is quite something Jonathan Hunt thank you meantime.
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