Global Politics

Egypt Comments at NAM on Syria Prompt Sharp Rebuttle from Assad Regime

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement. (Photo: UN/E. Schneider)

Syria came under verbal attack on Thursday at a conference of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in Iran.

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Egypt's president called the Syrian uprising a "revolution against an oppressive regime."

Syria countered by saying such remarks incite continued bloodshed in Syria.

Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Time Magazine's diplomatic correspondent, Jay Newton-Small who is attending the summit.

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