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By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Let's presume that a country or army has this weapon ; this kind of armaments cannot be used by infantry for example or by anyone. This kind of armament should be used by specialized units, so it cannot be in the hand of anyone.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

To have opposition ? We have it, and you can go and meet with them. We have some of them within the government, we have some of them outside the government. They are opposition. We have it.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

As we see now the American officials, they say something in the morning and they do the opposite in the evening. So, you cannot judge those people according to what they say. You cannot take them at their words, to be frank.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

We believe that Lebanon has been the first real experience for all the Arabs.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Syria is geographically and politically in the middle of the Middle East.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

You hardly find any military base in distant areas from the [Syria] cities unless it's an airport or something like this, but most of the military bases or centers within inhabited areas.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The first thing Syrian refugees want is to be able to live within Syria. That means help, humanitarian help, the way we understand it, food, medical care, any other, let's say, basics for the daily life.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

[A conflict of Sunni vs. Shia] is in the mind of the Saudis, and this is in the minds of the Wahabists. [The Iranians] actually what they are doing is the opposite. They tried to open channels with the Saudi, with many other Islamic entities in the region in order to talk about Islamic society, not Sunni and Shi'ite societies.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

António Guterres role as Secretary-General in bringing all powers together is very essential` and we hope he can succeed, it's not easy of course.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Regarding fighting terrorism, we are ready to cooperate with anyone in this world with no conditions. That's crux of our policy, not today, not yesterday; for years, even before the war on Syria, we always said that.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

I always say the Syrian problem as isolated case, as Syrian case, is not very complicated. What makes it complicated is the interference from the outside, especially the Western interference because it's against the will of the Syrian government, while the intervention of the Russians, Iranians, and Hezbollah is because of the invitation of the Syrian government.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Why should you use a term [rebels] in the United States and England and maybe other countries and use another term in Syria ? This is a double standard that we don't accept.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Any cooperation that doesn't go through the Syrian government is not legal. If it's not legal, we cannot cooperate with, and we don't recognize and we don't accept.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

In reality, you cannot withstand for five years and more against all those countries, the West, and the Gulf states, the petrodollars, and all this propaganda, the strongest media corporations around the world, if you don't have the support of your own people. That's against the reality.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

You cannot have democracy without the institutions. You cannot have a democracy that is built on the moods of self-interested people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

This is reality. If [the American officials] want to believe, that's good, that will help them understand the region and be more successful in their policies.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The captain doesn't think about death, or life, he thinks about saving his ship.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The other thing we did as government is to open gates for the civilians to leave that [ eastern part] area [in Aleppo], and at the same time for the humanitarian convoys and help to go through those gates inside that part of Aleppo, but the terrorists publicly refused any solution, so they wanted to keep the situation as it is.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

We never said that the majority [of the terrorists] are not Syrians, but we said that the minority is what they call "free Syrian army." That's what we said.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

How can you be afraid to feel? Isn't fear a feeling? If you're feeling fear, you've felt one of the most negative emotions there is to feel. Everything else should be a piece of cake. Feel good, feel happy, feel healthy, feel loved, feel abundant, feel creative, feel compassionate, feel knowledgeable, feel powerful.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Every friend of Syria is looking for peaceful solution, and we are convinced about that. We have this advice, and without this advice we are convinced about it.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

When you talk about humanitarian, it doesn't only mean to offer the people the help, the food, their necessary needs for their life. The first thing, if you ask the Syrian refugees, for example, the first thing they want is to go back to their country.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Peace in Syria is not only our priority; it's a Middle Eastern priority, and when the Middle East is stable, the rest of the world is stable, because the Middle East is the heart of the world geographically and geopolitically, and Syria is the heart of the Middle East geographically and geopolitically.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

I don't believe in war, I believe in the principle of deterrence.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

It should be known that Israel is based on treachery.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The majority of fighters now are Al-Qaeda. If you want to support them, you are supporting Al-Qaeda, you are creating havoc in the region, and if this region is not stable, the whole world cannot be stable.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

In the initiative that we issued at the beginning of year 2013 we said every party with no exceptions as long as they give up their armaments.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The American officials should learn to deal with reality. Why did the United States fail in most of its wars ? Because it always based its wars on the wrong information. So, whether they believe or not, this is not reality.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

America is interested in re-arranging the region as it sees fit.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

I would say I need two things: the first one is to be objective in every statement he could make regarding any conflict around the world, including Syria. The second one is not to turn Secretary-General office into a part or branch of the State Department of the United States.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

[Peace in Syria] is [António Guterres] priority, and of course it's our priority, that's self-evident.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

We've been dealing with this kind of terrorism since the fifties, since the Muslim Brotherhood came to Syria at that time.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

You cannot be desperate when the army is making advances. That should have happened - if we take into consideration that this presumption is correct and this is reality - you use it when you're in a desperate situation.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

This is the Middle East, where every week you have something new; so whatever you talk about this week will not be valuable next week.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Many people, they flee not the war itself, but the consequences of the war, because they want to live, they want to have the basic needs for their livelihood, they don't have it. They have to flee these circumstances, not necessarily the security situation itself. So, you have different reasons for the people or the refugees to leave Syria.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The army is making good advancement on daily basis against the terrorists. Of course, they still have the support of Turkey, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and some Western countries including the United States, but the only option that we have in that regard is to win.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

But the issue has to do with land, which is our land.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Those fighters, the Syrian part that you're talking about, lost its natural incubators in the Syrian society - they don't have incubators anymore ; that's why they have incubators abroad. They need money from abroad, they need moral support and political support from abroad. They don't have any grassroots, any incubator. So, when you stop the smuggling, we don't have problems.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

My country and me, we are part of this region, we're not separated. We cannot discuss it as Syria or as me ; it should be as part, as a whole, as comprehensive. That's how we have to look at it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The armament of the government is legal armament. Any other armament is not legal.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The Russians always base their policies on values, and these values are the sovereignty of other countries, the international law, respecting other people, other cultures, so they don't interfere in whatever is related to the future of Syria or the Syrian people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

My decision was, and the decision of the different institutions, and the decision of the different officials in Syria - I'm on top of them - was to have dialogue, to fight terrorists, and to reform as a response at the very beginning, response to the allegations, let's say, at that time, that they needed reform in Syria, we responded.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

It's not religious war, but Al-Qaeda always use religions, Islam - actually, as a pretext and as a cover and as a mantle for their war and for their terrorism and for their killing and beheading and so on.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The problem with the West is that they start with political reform going towards democracy. If you want to go towards democracy, the first thing is to involve the people in decision making, not to make it.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Look at the results of regime change in Iraq. You can't possibly claim that it was successful.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

At the end, I said [chemical weapons] is something not to be discussed with anyone.

By Anonym 13 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

I don't want to talk about methods of killing. But what is the difference between a bomb worn on the body and one dropped from an airplane? Both of them kill people.

By Anonym 14 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

Let's be realistic, every terrorist came to Syria, he came through Turkey with the support of [Recep Tayyip] Erdogan. So, fighting those terrorists is like fighting the army of Erdogan, not the Turkish army, the army of Erdogan.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

We are ready to cooperate in any way to achieve stability in Syria, of course taking into consideration the interest of the country, and the will of the Syrian people.

By Anonym 15 Sep

Bashar Al-assad

The problem with every American candidate regarding the presidency, I am not talking only about this campaign or elections, but generally, that they say something during the campaign and they do the opposite after the campaign.