Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Interview

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad dismissed U.S. and European calls for him to step down, saying he was chosen by the Syrian people, not the West.… read more

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad dismissed U.S. and European calls for him to step down, saying he was chosen by the Syrian people, not the West.

As the 5-month uprising in the country continued, President Assad also said Syria could withstand the mounting international sanctions. The comments were part of an interview with Syria’s state-run TV. close

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Interview

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Program ID:
301173-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Broadcast
Location:
Damascus, Syria
First Aired:
Aug 22, 2011 | 8:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Aug 23, 2011 | 12:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Aug 22, 2011 | 8:19pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2011 | 12:59am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 23, 2011 | 12:39pm EDT | C-SPAN 1