MEGAN THOMPSON, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Rebel-held areas around Aleppo, Syria, continue to be subject to fierce fighting, as government forces try to retake the city. And a new report from the independent Syrian Center for Policy Research estimates 470,000 Syrians have died in the war, almost double previous estimates.
“New York Times” reporter David Sanger is covering the conference, and he joins me now from Munich.
David, a day after the cease-fire plan was announced, confidence in it doesn’t seem to be very high, correct?
DAVID SANGER, THE NEW YORK TIMES: It certainly doesn’t.
We heard Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister of Russia, …read more