Assad to UN envoy: We will continue to maintain national interests
Syrian President Bashar Assad stressed during his meeting with UN and Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi the efforts being made by the Syrian nation to maintain national interests and homeland sovereignty and independence.


Assad presented Brahimi with the latest Syrian developments while the envoy presented the outcomes of the contact and talks he held recently with the West in order to solve the Syrian crisis. Syrian television reported that the talks between the two were friendly. (Roi Kais)