US sources: Russia wants to see Assad remain president
Kuwaiti newspaper al-Rai quoted US sources as saying that Russian diplomats have proposed a solution to the crisis in Syria modeled after the Taif Agreement that ended Lebanon's civil war in 1989.


According to the report, Russia wants to see Bashar Asssad remain as president or name a successor, alongside a Sunni prime minister elected by the opposition. (Roi Kais)