Campaign vs. Syria Has Failed, al-Assad Says

Damascus, Jan 10. -Syrian President Bashar al-Assad affirmed on Tuesday that the campaign against Syria, whipped up by hundreds of Western and Arab governments and media, has failed.* Syria: Observers Admit Presence of Armed Groups "The regional and international parties that have worked on destabilizing Syria will not be able anymore to distort the facts and the reality of the country", the leader highlighted in a speech delivered at Damascus University.

Events in Syria, organized, encouraged and financed from abroad, "have bled out the heart of every Syrian and imposed conditions that are a challenge and a test for our nationalism", noted the president.

Al-Assad denounced that the media has worked and acted against the country to push it on the brink of collapse, "but these actions have failed", he insisted. (Prensa Latina)