Kerry takes part in Google hangout to discuss Syria crisis

US Secretary of State John Kerry is currently participating in a Google+ Hangout to discuss the American response to the crisis in Syria.

The discussion will focus on President Obama’s decision to seek congressional approval for a military strike to deter Syria’s use of chemical weapons.

Mr Kerry will have an opportunity to answer questions submitted by online viewers.

You can watch the discussion on the video above or on the US Department of State website.