BEIRUT, LEBANON (7:40 P.M.) – U.K. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt slammed Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad in a new interview with Asharq Al-Aswat on Saturday.

When asked if Assad would remain in power, Hunt responded that  “for the short-term and possibly longer.”

Hunt continued that “Assad … is a truly horrific man who has shown that he won’t hesitate to butcher his own people in order to prolong his hold on power. And what future would a country like Syria have with a leader like that?”

“But the reality is because of Russian support, he is there and he is likely to stay for the short-term and possibly longer. It is for the Russians now to come forward with their solution because they have chosen to intervene in the way they have,” he continued.

Hunt said it was “impossible” for Syria to have a bright future with Assad still in power.

“This is a man who mercilessly gassed his own people in the most brutally possible way against all international norms, and the Russians chose to prop him up. So it is for Russia now to show they are going to create peace and stability in Syria,” he said.

Hunt added that the UK has “no plans” to reopen diplomatic relations with Syria.

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Garga
Garga
2019-02-16 20:17

UK has “no plans” to reopen diplomatic relations with Syria

Lucky Syrians…
One espionage den less to deal with.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-02-17 00:11
Reply to  Garga

UK has “no plans” for Brexit, she may have “No Future” too.

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johnny was
2019-02-17 00:30
Reply to  Daeshbags-Sux

that track is god save the b***h https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u6dAjXi9PlQ

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Stern Daler
2019-02-17 09:11
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@Garga, Syria needs no relations with the pimps of the White Helmets.

Gerd Görges
Gerd Görges
2019-02-17 02:36

Let those coward dogs of Europe howl as they wish. They’ve lost and words are all they’re left with. Yet they don’t speak for anybody, not even their own peoples. Honest men around the world will cherish the memory of the Syrian resistence forever.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-02-17 08:47
Reply to  Gerd Görges

As for Turkey, UK is not in Europe, they were EU only on paper…
The last honest guy who entered UK’s parliament was Guy Fawkes.
UK is likely to be the next country to disappear, considering how things are going : the Tories are doing a real mess with Brexit.

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Antonio Di Muro
2019-02-16 23:50

UK, a former empire and a current vassal of another decaying empire, has some major difficulties to admit that it is no longer a world power.

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Joe
2019-02-17 07:24

Why is he horrific? because he didn’t bow to united states and their gangs like the rest of the bitches in the middle east, now united states and the rest of the terrorists the UK, France trying to convince the world that he is a monster first what is their proof they never came up with one and we know how reliable the US remember WMD in Iraq and they also said in the past Nelson Mandela was a terrorist. so you can’t believe anything they tell.

Daeshbags-Sux
Daeshbags-Sux
2019-02-16 23:49

Well, considering that Brexit seems to go the ‘No Deal’ way, unless UK opts for a fast-tracked counter-referendum, Scotland is likely to reclaim independence and now that Ulster parliament has a majority of re-unionists with Eire now, we may soon see Scotland, Ulster and maybe the Londonistan leaving the UK, some are even starting to consider Wales’ independence…
In other terms, there may be no future diplomatic relations with the UK since there might be no more UK!

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Stern Daler
2019-02-17 09:08
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, God bless Brexit.

Sweet Robert
Sweet Robert
2019-02-17 08:45

Long live Dr. Assad!
Assad Rules, England Drools.

Nestor Arapa
Nestor Arapa
2019-02-17 03:49

Mejor para Siria, quien puede desear un país que confisca uniteralmente tesoros de otro país soberano como Venezuela.

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-02-17 06:41

UK today is reduced to the status of Somalia in the world. No one is taking them seriously. They have become the side kick of Amrika, They have started getting inferiority complex. Aged poorn star.

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Stern Daler
2019-02-17 09:03

Undiplomatic words of a Foreign Secretary of a sore looser in a Bani Saud owned paper. He missed the point his Saudi paymasters carry full responsibility to have acted against UN’s A/RES/2625(XXV).

Nobody has forgotten that the infamous White Helmets were a UK brainchild.

Long Live Syria
Long Live Syria
2019-02-17 11:37
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20+ years from now when Britanisthan will be established by Shitlamic Jihadis these dumb brits will know how Syria & Iraqi people have felt. Not too far away.

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Sam
2019-02-17 05:18

Assad may not be an angel like Donald Trump or Theresa May, but is still a popular secular leader who hung in there and defeated the CIA darling Wahhabi headchoppers and the world should owe him gratitude for wiping out a threat to Europe.

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johnny was
2019-02-17 00:19

the b***h is on the lead of a russian thug in a cheap suit. but assad is an arab dog, he will bite putin’s hand

George
George
2019-02-17 03:10
Reply to  johnny was

@Johnny was. Syrians are not Arabs you dipshit. The speak Arabic, but they have their own ethnicity like a number of other Arabic speaking countries (e.g Lebanon, Egypt etc). You are the result of a failed abortion. Now go back to sucking your Mum’s fanny like your Dad did (you’re good at that) 🙂

Daeshbags-Sux
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2019-02-17 08:39
Reply to  George

You can refrain from attacks ad-nominem 😉
Actually, there are 3 main ethnicities in Syria :
1.) Aramaeans = ethnic Jews
2.) Assyrians
3.) Kurds
Since Syrians are not Arabs, Syriac (Aramaic) should supersede…
The most known Aramaic speaker in history was a guy named Jesus.
Only the Beatles have more fans than him.

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johnny was
2019-02-17 20:13
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thick, pigshit eating, sister f*****g c**t – assad is an arab. the best part about you is the s**t stain your mother left on the bedsheet when it gave birth to you. f**k off and bother your goats