Defecting Syrian Diplomat: Only Force Can Bring Down Assad
Syria’s highest ranking diplomat to defect to the opposition dismissed on Thursday the main international plan seeking to stop the violence, saying that nothing short of President Bashar Assad’s ouster is acceptable.
The Associated Press quoted Nawaf Fares, formerly Syria’s ambassador to Iraq, as having said only force can remove Assad.
“There is no roadmap ever with Bashar Assad, because he delays and ignores any plan, any statement that is agreed on internationally,” Fares was quoted as having said in an interview with Al-Jazeera. “There is no way that he can be pushed from power without force and the Syrian people realize
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