Assad says West will pay for backing al Qaeda in Syria




 
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April 18th, 2013  
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Topic: Assad says West will pay for backing al Qaeda in Syria


By Mariam Karouny and Dominic Evans BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad accused the West on Wednesday of supporting al Qaeda militants in Syria's civil war and warned they would turn against their backers and strike "in the heart of Europe and the United States". Assad also launched his strongest criticism yet of neighboring Jordan for allowing thousands of fighters to cross the border to join a conflict he insisted his forces would win and save Syria from destruction. "We have no choice but victory. ...




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