Bashar Assad

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Assad: U.S. has several thousand people in Syria

Assad: U.S. has several thousand people in Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the United States has several thousands soldiers in Syria, not several hundred soldiers. "The U.S. relies heavily on private military companies akin to Blackwater in …

Assad explains refugee crisis in EU

Assad explains refugee crisis in EU

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has blasted Europe’s key role in creating chaos in Syria, saying the current refugee crisis in European countries is a consequence of their support for terrorism in the Arab country. …

Assad: ‘resistance’ to force U.S. troops out

Assad: ‘resistance’ to force U.S. troops out

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the American presence in Syria will lead to armed “resistance” that will eventually force the U.S. troops to leave. Speaking in an interview with Russia24 TV and Rossiya …

Assad comments on Erdogan's actions in Syria

Assad comments on Erdogan's actions in Syria

Syrian leader Bashar Assad described Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's actions in Syria as illegal. According to Assad, Erdogan has his own agenda, and there are two points, first, his …

Assad: anybody to be able to run at 2021 election in Syria

Assad: anybody to be able to run at 2021 election in Syria

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad said the Syrian presidential election in 2021 would be open to anybody who wants to run and that there would be numerous challengers for the presidency. Assad, who made the comment …

Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

Bashar al-Assad: Trump is best U.S. President

U.S. President Donald Trump is the best leader in the country's history due to his blunt approach to policy, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said. "He is the best bot because if good policies, …

Assad: Russian-Turkish deal on Syria is temporary  

Assad: Russian-Turkish deal on Syria is temporary  

Syrian President Bashar Assad described the Russian-Turkish deal on Syria as good and a temporary arrangement. "Russia strictly adheres to the principle of preserving Syria's sovereignty and territorial …

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. introduces Russia and Turkey sanctions bill

U.S. senators introduced legislation that would slap sanctions on Russia following its support for Syrian President Bashar Assad, senator Bob Menendez wrote on Twitter. The bill, from Sens. Jim Risch and Bob Menendez, …

Pope Francis sends Syria's Assad letter

Pope Francis sends Syria's Assad letter

Pope Francis’s envoy told Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a meeting of the Pope’s concerns for the humanitarian situation in northwest Syria, a Vatican spokesman said today. Cardinal Peter Kodwo …

Russia to lease Syrian port of Tartus

Russia to lease Syrian port of Tartus

In the coming weeks, Russia will lease the seaport of Tartus in Syria for 49 years for transport and economic purposes, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov said after a meeting with Syrian President Bashar Assad. He noted that …

 Zarif and Assad discuss Astana process progress

Zarif and Assad discuss Astana process progress

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad shortly after arriving in Damascus at his invitation. During their meeting, Zarif and Assad discussed the …

 Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Assad: Syria facing economic siege

Syria was suffering an economic siege, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said at the meeting with Chinese assistant foreign minister Chen Xiaodong in Damascus. "The war on Syria has taken on a new …

Why Assad visits Iran

Why Assad visits Iran

Trying to alienate Damask from Tehran - it’s all wishful thinking, experts says

Syrian kaleidoscope

Syrian kaleidoscope

Actions of the United States and its constantly changing position cause serious concern among main players in Syria

Russia managed to save Assad as president, London says

Russia managed to save Assad as president, London says

Britain is resigned to Syrian President Bashar al Assad remaining in power and Russia gaining a new sphere of influence in the region, the foreign secretary has signalled, Sky News reports. But, speaking exclusively to Sky News, Jeremy …