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Syria / Crackdown / Massacres / Houla / A Discussion #1023145

CNN Evening News for Wednesday, May 30, 2012
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(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Another massacre in Syria reported; scenes shown of bodies of those executed. [Syrian deputy foreign minister Faisal MAQDAD†- {thru translator} offers denial.] [OHCHR spokesman Rupert COLVILLE†- talks about the shelling by government forces.] The Russian position on Syria noted. [May 28, Russian foreign minister Sergei LAVROV†- {thru translator} gives a dance analogy to what is happening in Syria.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with Channel 4 News correspondent Alex Thomson about what happened in Houla. [THOMSON - talks about what happened in Houla with the civilian militia doing the slaughter killing.]

(Studio: Soledad O'Brien) Live discussion held with former CIA agent Bob Baer and CNN's Fareed Zakaria about Syria; details given about the positions of Russia and China. [In studio, ZAKARIA - comments on the Russian position, what the US should do without unilateral action in Syria.] [BAER - says Syria is a mess; comments on chemical weapons in Syria that are controlled by the military; states we are on a tightrope.]

O'Brien, Soledad

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