Syria's Assad: 'earthquake' If West Intervenes

Syria's Assad: 'Earthquake' if West intervenes

Western powers risk causing a major conflict in the Middle East if they intervene in Syria, President Bashar al-Assad says in an interview with a British newspaper.

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