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Assad: ‘West Is Telling Russia We Went Too Far in Defeating Terrorists’

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In an interview with RT, the Syrian President warned against taking statements by western governments at face value, as in Aleppo, they seemed to care more about saving terrorists than civilians. He also slammed the lackluster reaction to Daesh’s onslaught on Palmyra.

President Bashar Assad sat down for an interview with RT’s Maria Finoshina as the war in Syria has hit a new critical point with the Syrian Army’s liberation of Aleppo and Daesh’s return to Palmyra. Here’s a fragment of the interview, which is to be exclusively aired on RT on Wednesday.

Humanitarian ceasefire needed for Palmyra

Palmyra, Syria (Pressenza) – In a 15 May 2015 message to Madame Irina  Bokova, UNESCO Director General, the Association of World Citizens highlighted its Appeal for a humanitarian ceasefire in the area of Palmyra − a UNESCO Heritage of Humanity…