Syria's Assad Defends Anti-U.S. Attacks in Iraq

(AP/Washington Post) - Syrian President Bashar Assad described armed attacks against U.S.-led troops in neighboring Iraq as legitimate "resistance" against foreign occupation, in remarks aired Wednesday on the pan-Arab al-Jazeera satellite station. Assad also compared militant Palestinian factions fighting Israel to the Iraqi insurgents.

2004-04-29 00:00:00

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