SBS: Exclusive: Syrian President Assad says western countries secretly deal with his government
This Friday, in a world exclusive for SBS, reporter Luke Waters sits down for a one on one interview with the man at the centre of the conflict - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused Western nations, including Australia, of doing deals with his country in secret an exclusive interview with SBS News reporter Luke Waters.
The interview, filmed in Damascus after two years of negotiations, will air on Friday night on SBS.
In the interview, President Assad said Western countries had double standards - openly criticising his government, in public, but contining to deal with him in private.
“They attack us politically and then they send officials to deal with us under the table, especially the security, including your [the Australian] government,” he said.
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