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Assad warns of 'retaliation'

In an interview President Assad has suggested there would be retaliation by those aligned with him for any attack on Syria. US Secretary of State John Kerry will arrive in the UK later today ahead of talks with Foreign Secretary William Hague.

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Assad 'suggests retaliation' for any attack on Syria

President Assad has suggested there would be retaliation by those aligned with him for any attack on Syria.

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad has suggested there will be retaliation for any attack on Syria Credit: Reuters

In an interview with CBS News, Assad also said he is very concerned that an attack on Syria would degrade his military and tip the balance in the conflict.

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