Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says Saudi Arabia had made a promise to toss bolster behind him on the off chance that the Damascus government severed all types of relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran.
“If we were to move away from Iran and announce that we were refusing all relations with Iran, they said they would help me,” Assad said in an exclusive interview with Russian-language tabloid newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda released on Friday.
He determined that the offer was made after the begin of the contention in Syria more than five years back.
The Syrian pioneer additionally lauded Russian military operations in Syria, focusing on that Takfiri psychological oppressors have lost ground as a consequence of Russia's military intercession in the contention tormented Arab nation.
'Psychological militants must be either executed or came back to Turkey'
Swinging to government powers' push to drive activists out of Aleppo, Assad highlighted that the recover of the key northwestern city, found somewhere in the range of 355 kilometers north of the capital Damascus, will offer the Syrian armed force a springboard to free different parts of the nation and send fear mongers back to Turkey.
“It's going to be the springboard, as a big city, to move to other areas, to liberate other areas from the terrorists. This is the importance of Aleppo now," Assad said.
“You have to keep cleaning this area and to push the terrorists to Turkey to go back to where they come from, or to kill them. There's no other option. But Aleppo is going to be a very important springboard to do this move,” he commented.
Assad went on to say that Turkey's actions in Syria are international law and amount to an invasion.
He also described the ongoing foreign-sponsored militancy in Syria as a conflict between Russia and the West.
Hope for change in Turkey's policy
Assad hoped that Russia could persuade neighboring Turkey to change its policy towards Syria in light of a rapprochement between Moscow and Ankara.