Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Assad Ready to Step Down, Top Russian Official Says


by Israel Hayom Staff

Russian deputy foreign minister says deteriorating security situation convinced Syrian president to seek orderly transition and reveals that Assad's brother, Maher, lost both legs in the explosion that killed top regime officials last month • Russia believes smooth change of regime only way to end civil war, official says.

On his way out? Syrian President Bashar al-Assad
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Photo credit: Reuters
Israel Hayom Staff

Source: http://www.israelhayom.com/site/newsletter_article.php?id=5410

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