Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said rebels fighting his government "will not be victorious". © RIA Novosti. Sergey Guneev
Assad Says Rebels Will Not Win -- Voice of America
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says opposition fighters will not be victorious in their fight against the government, but says the "doors of dialogue" remains open.
In comments, to be published by Egyptian weekly Al-Ahram Al-Araby Friday, Assad says the armed groups exercise terrorism against the state, are not popular within society and will not be victorious in the end.
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My Comment: He should feel confident right now. The West has no interest to intervene, and his allies abroad are backing him 100%.