US confirms abandoning plans to overthrow Assad[/rtl]
[rtl]Date: 2019/10/23 9:50 • 58 times read[/rtl]
The US special envoy to the Syrian Arab Republic James Jeffrey said that the United States has no plans to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.
Jeffrey said in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that Washington "does not negotiate with Assad," but "part of the negotiations sponsored by the United Nations," with the support of the US side.
"The idea of the White House does not include the overthrow of Assad," Jeffrey said. Jeffrey, as a person "participated in the adventures of regime change one or two during his career," that "this case is a completely different matter."
At the same time, US Senator Rand Paul said at a hearing on Syria that negotiations with Assad were necessary to end the war. He called for the world not to be considered "black and white."
"There are things we don't like in authoritarian regimes," Paul said. "But we deal with them every day." The senator expressed confidence that "Assad will remain", so it is necessary "