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-- diplomatic pressure is seems to be actually having no impact whatsoever on this violence.
Martha you're correct the US the internationally have been trying for months now ought to put pressure on the Syrian government with no affect the cities of palms and -- had just been getting pounded for weeks.
Upon weeks upon weeks.
You know past few months and it is it's really gotten very dire in this city and across Syria and UN.
Special envoy Kofi anon it's -- that country's heading toward the civil war many people think the country already is in civil war.
He's also -- Syrian government for failing to cooperate and this comes as you and -- servers are still trying to get.
To the side of a massacre wearing yesterday rebels say that 78 people were killed the UN observers still can't get -- Martha.
And name -- -- miners were shot -- as well so it's a terrifying situation -- those who are trying to help.
So I guess one of the big questions here of course is and Syria cannot be persuaded.
To tell these soldiers to stop what they're doing.
Can pressure be applied to Russia perhaps to stop sending the weapons that are fueling it.
Well Martha the US -- sent a senior State Department diplomat and the new -- -- to Russia to talk about some type of transfer of power.
Agreement that meeting with push Asad -- but there's no evidence that Russia is supporting anything like that it was a similar claim that the using Yemen if you went to -- -- push up the president there.
But Russia has publicly backed.
The Asad regime pretty much from the beginning -- -- -- a lot of weapons there it is important ally in this region.
So there is no evidence that -- is anywhere close to pushing -- the -- regime or side himself.
And heartbreaking -- thank you very much.
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