Syrians doubt over Geneva talks on de-escalation zones

A new round of Syria talks is under way in Geneva, where one of the major issues being discussed is a plan by Russia, Turkey and Iran to set up so-called “de-escalation zones”.

    A new round of Syria talks is under way in Geneva, where one of the major issues being discussed is a plan by Russia, Turkey and Iran to set up so-called “de-escalation zones”.

    There are many questions the United Nations and the United States want answered before the plan goes to the Security Council for approval.

    But the thousands who have fled the fighting doubt if this latest attempt at stopping the bloodshed will work.

    Al Jazeera's Charles Stratford reports from Gaziantep, near the Turkey-Syria border.


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