Barak: Syria’s Assad has lost his legitimacy

15.06.2011                      13.Siwan, 5771 


Barak: Syria's Assad has lost his legitimacy

The defense minister says during press conference that Syria's embattled leader would remain very weakened if he were to remain in power.

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Tuesday that Syria's embattled leader Bashar Assad has "lost his legitimacy" since the Syrian regime's violent crackdown on pro-democracy protesters began.
"Even if he remains in the government for another half year…he would be very weakened," Barak told journalists at a press conference during his trip to China….