West prefers Assad over Islamists in Syria, Russian FM says

21.12.2013                      18.Tewet.5774                      Schmot

Bürgerkrieg in Syrien:

West prefers Assad over Islamists in Syria, Russian FM says

Lavrov: Many in West believe "Assad remaining in office less of a threat for Syria than a takeover of the country by terrorists".

Western diplomats are increasingly saying that President Bashar Assad keeping power is a better option for Syria than his overthrow by Islamist militants, Russia's foreign minister was quoted as saying on Friday….