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Assad to Speak on "Internal Matters" Tuesday

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad is scheduled to give a speech, Tuesday, regarding the unrest which has resulted in the deaths of more than 5,000 people in his country since March. The speech comes against the background of continuing violence in spite of the presence of monitors from the Arab League.

The Syrian Arab News Agency says the speech will also discuss regional conditions and developments.

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