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Assad says airstrikes make Syria even more determined to 'fight terrorism''

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western strikes on government military installations Saturday only made him more keen to fight back against his opponents.

Published: 14th April 2018 04:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 14th April 2018 04:20 PM   |  A+A-

Syrian President Bashar Assad (File | AP)

By AFP

2023, SYRIA: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western strikes on government military installations Saturday only made him more keen to fight back against his opponents, in comments published by his office. 

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"This aggression will only make Syria and its people more determined to keep fighting and crushing terrorism in every inch of the country," Assad, in his first reaction to the strikes, told his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani.



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