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Syria – Assad defiant

Monday, July 9, 2012



Syrian President Bashar Assad says he has no plans to step down but is prepared to engage the opposition in an “open and honest political dialogue.”

Speaking in an interview with German television Sunday, he also accused the United States of funding and arming the Syrian rebels. The United States, he said, has become involved in the conflict in Syria.


Jul 8, 2012 22:44