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Media: France 24 debate - Tipping point in Syria? - Houla massacre raises the stakes

After the expulsion of more than a dozen Syrian ambassadors around the world, how far will the backlash go against the massacre of 108 citizens, more than a third of them children? François Picard’s panel argues over the ability to pressureRussiato drop its support for the regime of Bachar al Assad. Panel discussion.
  • Vincent FLORIANI, Deputee Spokesperson for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Monzer MAKHOUS, Syrian National Council Member /and Coordinator for the European Union
  • Marietje SCHAAKE, MEP , Alliance for Liberals and Democrats in Europe Spokesperson for Syria
  • Anton KOZLOV, Associate Professor at the American Graduate School of Paris
Watch the first part of the discussion here