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Syrian President Assad defends regime's role in mass refugee crisis

With the civil war now in its fifth year, nearly four million people have fled Syria. Many hope for safety in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon. In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Assad told Charlie Rose why he believes so many are racing to get out. Syrian TV shot the interview at the regime's request for security reasons.
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