West sends terrorists to Syria to get killed: Assad

West sends terrorists to Syria to get killed: Assad
Thu Jul 4, 2013 21:45:54

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says Western countries want to get rid of Takfiri terrorist groups by sending them to Syria.

In an interview with Syrian daily Al-Thawra published on Thursday, Assad said that the West believed that “these Takfiri terrorist groups, that have been a security concern for decades, will come to Syria and be killed and in that way they will get rid of them.”

Assad added that the western countries have been trying to weaken Syria by supporting and arming the terrorist groups like al-Nusra Front.

Now that the world knows about huge number of terrorists fighting against the government in Syria, the countries are trying to depict them as good and terrorist terrorists, he said.

"The word, revolution is no longer mentioned; now what's being talked about is terrorism," Assad said, adding, "They've moved to another phase. They distinguish between a good terrorist and a bad terrorist... but the word, revolution is no longer mentioned."

Syria crisis started in 2011 when pro-reform protests turned to a massive insurgency following the intervention of western and regional states.

The unrest which took in numerous terrorist groups from all over Europe and the Middle East is going to become one of the bloodiest wars in the recent history.

The war, which many fear is turning to a “war of hatred”, has already taken thousands of lives.

Several international human rights organizations have said that the militants operating in Syria are committing war crimes.

On July 1, Syria’s Local Administration Minister Omar al-Ibrahim Ghalaounji said that foreign-sponsored terrorism in the country damaged about 9,000 state buildings and cost $15 billion in losses to the public sector between March 2011 and March 2013.

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