Assad denies Moscow running the show in Syria

Нетаниягу Путин прекрасно понимает наши мотивы в Сирии

Syria is allied with Iran and Russian Federation, and has had turbulent relations with the West. Syria is technically at war with Israel, which occupies the Syrian Golan Heights, but a cease-fire has largely held since the 1970s.

Damascus, Jun 10 (Prensa Latina) President Bashar Al-Assad said that the United Kingdom, France and the United States continue having the same aggressive policy against Syria, and that in the case of the first two countries they are Washington " s lackeys.

On the British and USA intervention in Syrian territory, the ruler said that it is illegal, while the Russian presence is legitimate as in the case of Iran, since both Moscow and Tehran were called by the Syrian government.

"We've had good relations with Russian Federation for more than six decades now, almost seven decades". "I will tell you that if the whole world comes together to force us to leave Syria, they will not be able to evict us", Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said in a televised address, adding that only the Syrian leadership could ask them to leave.

The Syrian conflict began with a popular uprising against the Assad family's decades-long rule.


When pressed on whether Russian Federation knew in advance of airstrikes carried out by Israel, Assad responded, "That's not true, that's not true, definitely". Assad said that this is "not true" and that Moscow had no prior knowledge of any attacks. This is calculated at avoiding further Israeli air strikes against Iranian targets in Syria, according to a report published on Saturday by the Wall Street Journal.

Also Dia Hariri, an anti-regime activist from Daraa, stressed that Hezbollah and Iran have for years worked to establish themselves in the Syrian south, saying: "I do not think that Iran is ready to leave without a war after all these efforts within Syria".

In the new interview, Assad also blasted the American and British governments for "interfering" with his nation's sovereignty. Azam also claimed that numerous Iranian-backed militants are given official ID cards from the Syrian government that belonged to now dead Syrian government forces.

Speaking at a press conference at the London center for Policy Exchange on the last day of his four-day European tour, the Prime Minister said that for many years he has repeatedly said the Russian President about the "legitimate right of Israel to defend itself from the Iranian regime that seeks to destroy us".

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