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07-21-2012 18:46 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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The Free Syrian Army, one of Syria’s armed rebel forces, has confirmed the capture of a strategic border crossing with Turkey, claiming the rebels had seized "Syria’s gateway to Europe". Muhannad Issa, a Vice Commander of Idlib Martyrs Brigade of the Free Syrian Army, said from Hatay in Turkey that the seizure of the Bab al-Hawa crossing was a major victory for the rebels. Full Story>>

For more on this, let’s cross over to CCTV correspondent Natalie Carney at the Bab al-Hawa border crossing.

Q1. Hello, Natalie. How significant is the capture of the border crossing with Turkey ?

Q2. Due to the escalating violence in Syria, people are fleeing to neighbouring countries, including Turkey. How is Turkey handling this influx in refugees?


Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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