Iran's View of Syria

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Iran is a close ally of Syria, so officials in Tehran are following the Syrian conflict closely. But so are ordinary Iranians, who worry that the crisis could distract their government from pressing matters at home, like the economy. Anchor Marco Werman discusses Iran's reaction to events in Syria with Iranian journalist Shirin Jaafari.

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