Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused Britain of having a "naive, confused and unrealistic" approach to his country's bloody civil war.
Speaking to The Sunday Times correspondent Hala Jaber, President Assad said Britain had a poor history of negotiating peace and accused the British government of "militarising" the conflict for its own ends.
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