Tag Archives: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

Assad: Chemical attack in Syria is ‘100 percent fabrication’

Syrian president Bashar al Assad says a deadly toxic gas attack widely blamed on his forces is a “100 percent fabrication”. Speaking in his first interview since the incident, Mr Assad said he gave “no order to make any attack” and claimed “even if we had (chemical weapons) we wouldn’t use them.” Continue reading →
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Kerry knocks another ally, cites Britain for stall on Syria ‘red line’

Once again, the Odummer Administration is playing the blame game. Secretary of State John Kerry took a swipe at another U.S. ally this week, this time pointing the finger at the United Kingdom for the Obama administration’s struggle to enforce the “red line” in Syria – a week after he slammed Israel’s government over settlements.

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Erdogan, Putin discuss Syria as Turkish-backed rebels push to al-Bab

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed an attack on Turkish troops in Syria with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin on Friday as Turkish-backed rebels pressed an offensive to take the Syrian city of al-Bab from ISIS.

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US Envoy: Russian Air Strikes in Syria ‘Directly Enabling’ ISIS

A senior US official alleged Russian air strikes in and around the city of Aleppo against opponents of the Syrian regime are benefitting ISIS. “What Russia’s doing is directly enabling ISIL,” Russia’s Sergei Lavrov, told the House Foreign Affairs Committee.

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Russia: We Have Not Hit Syrian Civilians

The Russian military says it has not hit civilian targets in Syria since it first started its bombing campaign three months ago. But the propaganda machines don’t stop. A senior Russian officer said Russian pilots were so well-trained they “never missed their targets”.

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Syria conflict: We have to talk to Assad, says Kerry

The international community will “have to negotiate in the end” with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, US Secretary of State John Kerry has said. Speaking on the fourth anniversary of the civil war, Mr Kerry said the conflict was “one of the worst tragedies any of us have seen”.

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Gulf nations wants US to strike Syria

I have a much better idea. If they want a war, then let those Arab nations get off their arses and do it themselves. Don’t try and sucker the US into doing their dirty work. Arab countries in the Persian Gulf asked Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel to coordinate airstrikes against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad ahead of presidential elections in Syria scheduled for June 3, informed Middle Eastern security officials told WND.
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