“They assault us politically after which they ship officers to cope with us below the desk, particularly the safety, together with your (the Australian) authorities,” Assad advised Australia’s SBS Information in an interview to be aired on Friday.
Western international locations comply with what the US is telling them to do, the president stated in remarks that had been carried by Syrian state media.
“They do not wish to upset america. Really a lot of the western officers they solely repeat what america need them to say. That is the fact,” President Assad stated.
Western powers have supported militants preventing to overthrow Assad in a conflict now in its sixth yr, which has claimed greater than 400,000 Syrian lives, in line with the UN particular envoy to Syria.
The federal government is preventing militants coming from scores of nations, together with Europe, the US and Australia, and has vowed to battle on till Damascus regains management of all of Syria.
The West and its regional allies, most notably Turkey, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia, have been funneling financial and battleground means to the militants who’ve been preventing the Syrian authorities since 2011.
Western requires Assad’s ouster have grow to be ever extra muted as they grow to be preoccupied with the rise of Daesh and different Takfiri teams placing on the coronary heart of Europe.
Based on the British every day The Telegraph, unbiased sources have individually confirmed that President Assad has acquired visits from authorities officers.
On Thursday, it was reported that america is in search of to ascertain a brand new army alliance with Russia in Syria that may see the 2 international locations be a part of forces in combating Takfiri teams.
The 2 international locations have been supporting reverse sides in Syria, with Russia aiding the Syrian authorities with airstrikes to push Takfiri militants from a number of key areas, together with the second metropolis of Aleppo.
Till now, the US has been hampering a Russian bid to position a variety of militant teams, together with al-Qaeda-lined Jaysh al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham, on the UN terror record.
In June, Russian Overseas Minister Sergey Lavrov stated Washington had requested Moscow to cease conducting airstrikes in opposition to the al-Nusra Entrance terrorists in Syria.
Al-Nusra and different Takfiri terrorists maintain a lot of the northwestern province of Idlib and components of neighboring Aleppo province.
Final yr the Pentagon launched a $500 million “train-and-equip” program to coach and arm some 5,400 militants a yr as a proxy floor drive in Syria, however it yielded solely a small cadre of below 200 militants earlier than it was formally pulled.