Syria president dismisses protests as ‘foreign conspiracy’

President Bashar al-Assad of Syria

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Bashar al-Assad’s defiance, broadcast in his first television appearance since anti-government unrest began a fortnight ago, stunned his critics, who had been widely led to expect that the president was going to announce major reforms, including the abolition of Syria’s much hated emergency laws.

Instead, they found their leader at his most obdurate as he delivered a speech all but shorn of conciliatory gestures and carrying within it a strong hint of threat.

via Syria president dismisses protests as ‘foreign conspiracy’ – Telegraph.

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