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  Elul 11, 5775 , 26/08/15

Assad 'Confident' of Russia's Support

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad expressed "strong confidence" Tuesday that Russia will continue supporting his embattled regime, speaking in an interview with Hezbollah's Al-Manar television network and quoted by AFP.

Assad also described as "legitimate" the presence in Syria of fighters from Hezbollah backing his forces.

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