Assad Calls To Stop Funding Armed Groups In Syria, Iraq – 17 September 2014

RT logoThe fight against terrorism must begin by placing more pressure on those countries which are supporting and financing insurgents in Syria and Iraq, Syrian President Bashar Assad said while speaking with an Iraqi security official in Damascus.

Assad’s comments were made during a Tuesday meeting with Iraq’s national security adviser, Falah al-Fayadh, “on efforts by the Iraqi government to confront terrorism.”

“The battle against terrorism starts with pressure on the countries that support and finance terrorist groups in Syria and Iraq and pretend that they want to fight against terrorism,” state news agency SANA quoted Assad as saying.

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