We almost won 7-year Syrian war, says Assad

02 June, 2018, 15:07 | Author: Chad Mckenzie
  • In Jordan Israel and Iran secretly negotiate future of Syria – report

"They looked for another card".

The Syrian president said his government had "opened doors to negotiation" with US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a predominantly Kurdish group that controls parts of northern Syria.

He also claimed that Israel's threats made against Syria was a sign of a "panic" of losing their "dear ones" Al-Nusra - also known as Al-Qaeda in Syria - and ISIS.

"We don't have any other options", Assad insisted. "The Americans should leave, somehow they are going to leave", he said.

Assad also said that a confrontation between Russian Federation and U.S. forces over Syria was narrowly avoided.

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"Fortunately, it has been avoided, not by the wisdom of the American leadership, but by the wisdom of the Russian leadership", he added.

Assad accused the United States of acting out of desperation in Syria, saying the response in April to the suspected chemical attack in Douma was a last-ditch effort to sway global opinion.

"The rumor that the regime has won the war are not true". So far an estimated half a million people have been killed in the war. The United Nations stopped counting the casualties after it hit 400,000 in 2016, and even that number was at least a year out of date.

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad gestures during an interview with a Greek newspaper in Damascus, Syria in this handout released May 10, 2018.

The Syrian army is now preparing for an offensive to recapture the parts of southwest Syria bordering Israel and Jordan that are still under rebel control, one of three significant areas outside the government's grip. Syria never authorized a USA military presence in their country, but the Pentagon has indicated they intend to keep troops there over the long-term. We have never had them and we can't hide them. "We will not allow Iran to arm itself with nuclear weapons". Assad told the interviewer he had no nickname for Trump because "This is not my language, so, I can not use similar language". This is his language.

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He said he was sorry that Liberman had not visited Russian Federation with Netanyahu to attend the May 9 Victory Parade and invited him to come to next year's parade.

Russian Federation has been supporting Assad, Syrian leader since 2000, militarily in his seven year-long civil war against rebels attempting to overthrow him.

"Preparations by the Iranian Forces and Forces of the Lebanese Hezbollah and militias operating under the command of the Iranian Forces; to withdraw from both provinces and from the lines near the border with the Occupied Syrian Golan", the report said. Ironically, he can count on his old adversary Turkey to help him deal with the Kurdish problem.

Israel and Russian Federation have been supporting opposing sides in the Syrian war but according to sources in Israel the two countries have reached a "dramatic understanding" whereby Moscow will concede to virtually every single demand made by Tel Aviv.

Speaking to Russia Today, the Syrian leader said that there were no Iranian troops within his borders apart from officers assisting the country's own forces. The last thing Putin wants after going through the trouble of supporting the Syrian regime to the hilt is a situation where Israel knocks Syrian military airstrips and bases off-line, giving opposition factions renewed hope that the war could turn around for them.

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