2 Feb 2012

West pushes for Syria agreement as Assad forces attack

From Morning Report, 7:51 am on 2 February 2012

The United Nations Security Council has reached an impasse over what should be done about Syria. The council has been considering a draft resolution calling on President Bashar al-Assad to give up power. Western powers support the move, but both China and Russia are likely to veto the resolution in its current form.