24/7 Newsfeed

Put Reason 24/7 on Your Site


Follow Reason 24/7 on Twitter and via RSS

Assad Says He Wants Elections to Decide Syria's Future

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his future should be decided by voters and denied that his nation is embroiled in a civil war.

“For the president to stay or leave is a popular issue,” Assad said in an interview with Russian state broadcaster RT in Damascus. The only way to determine who runs the country is “through the ballot box.”

Source: Bloomberg. Read full article. (link)

Editor's Note: We invite comments and request that they be civil and on-topic. We do not moderate or assume any responsibility for comments, which are owned by the readers who post them. Comments do not represent the views of Reason.com or Reason Foundation. We reserve the right to delete any comment for any reason at any time. Report abuses.