Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has correctly called the US troops in Syria invaders because under international law foreign governments can’t deploy troops to sovereign countries, senior analyst Ken Stone says.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has rejected his American counterpart’s plan to create "safe zones" in Syria allegedly to protect refugees fleeing violence in the war-torn country and to stem the flow of displaced people into other countries.
Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek says Ankara can no longer insist on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s resignation as a precondition for resolving the nearly six-year crisis in the Arab country.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his government is ready to negotiate on "everything" in proposed peace talks in Kazakhstan but it was not yet clear who would represent the opposition and no date had been set.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told visiting French lawmakers on Sunday that he is "optimistic" about upcoming peace negotiations due to be held in Kazakhstan between representatives of Damascus and dozens of foreign-backed opposition groups.
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad praised the role of Iran in his nation’s victories on the battlefield against terror groups, saying the Islamic Republic also deserves to be congratulated on these successes.
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaber Ansari visited Syria and Lebanon, where he consulted with the countries' top officials over the developments in the region, the Syria in particular.