Assad says hopes Russia can change Turkey’s policy towards Syria

Latest Update: October 13, 2016 | 138 Views

BEIRUT: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said on Thursday that his country’s only hope was that a rapprochement between Russia and Turkey would allow Moscow to change Ankara’s policy towards Syria.

Assad made the comments in an interview with Russian tabloid Komsomolskaya Pravda, a fragment of which was published on the paper’s site on Thursday. The full interview is due to be published on Friday.



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