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If your video from Syria appears to show rebels blowing up of military helicopter right out of -- -- Yeah.
We cannot confirm whether that video is authentic but we have no reason to doubt it.
It comes into Syrian government shatters hopes of a potential cease fire even before it can begin.
Rebels have been fighting the regime of president Bashar -- -- for more than a year and a half activists say 33000.
People died in the violence.
Now an international -- calling for temporary cease fire during a major Muslim holiday this month.
But in a state run newspaper of the government imply that there's no clear leader to speak for the rebels and so nobody to sign on to a cease fire.
Syrian government's pessimism may be well founded both sides reportedly have.
Previously agreed to cease fires during the nineteen months of violence none has lasted.
The Fox Report she's correspondent Jonathan Hunt live in the newsroom now.
Jonathan does anybody think this cease fire might have a chance.
Well Lakhdar Brahimi the UN peace in boy might be the only person who does he's a career diplomat.
He's paid to be optimistic.
He hopes that the upcoming Muslim festival of 26 might provide the impetus.
-- all sides to lay down their weapons but given that the fighting continued all the way through Ramadan this yet.
That seems unlikely and you won't find very much optimism.
-- at the US state department for instance listen.
I will say again that we support any efforts to end the bloodshed in Syria.
However as joint special envoy Brahimi himself has said it's up to the government to take the first step.
I'm not sure what press reporting you're reading on what the regime is saying but what I have is that.
Even today the regime rejected that the Brahimi proposal and called it a cease fire quote.
Pointless -- quote.
And remember we've been here before of call slack to operate he -- up predecessor.
Kofi Annan announced a cease file once -- it held for something like two hours John.
And another warning today about this spreading well beyond Syria.
Yet we still more violence today along that long border between Syria and Turkey -- Syria and -- Landing once again on the Turkish side of the border the Turkish military once again returning fire shelling -- Syrian positions.
And Lakhdar Brahimi that UN peace envoy said this was once again.
Another indication that this could easily spill over -- to in to engulf the entire region listen.
Now would and how it is.
Those countries should realize as we've heard from officials today in Lebanon that this crisis can not remain within Syrian borders indefinitely.
Either -- will be addressed or it will overflow and be all consuming.
And an all consuming -- in the Middle East is something nobody wants to say of course don't.
Jonathan Hunt in our newsroom thank you.
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