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Assad: Departure from president depends on will of Syrians

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Gazeta reports:


Syrian President Bashar Assad said that the possibility of his resignation from the post of head of state depends solely on the opinion of the Syrian people. He said this in an interview with the French economic magazine Valeurs Actuelles.

“The question of my resignation from the post depends entirely on the will of the people of Syria and the Syrian parliament. Those who want to destroy Syria, most of all want to destroy the last secular state in the region “, – he said.

Earlier, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the parties to the talks on the Syrian settlement in Vienna confirmed that Syria’s future should be decided by the people of the country.

 

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