Daybreak Montreal | Sep 10, 2013 | 8:15

Syrian Montrealers more optimistic about the future

Syria has now accepted Russia's proposal to place the war-torn country's chemical weapons under international control for dismantling. Two Syrian Montrealers spoke to Daybreak's Mike Finnerty this morning.

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