Assad says Europe will 'pay price' if it arms rebels
Europe will "pay the price" if it delivers arms to rebel forces in Syria, President Bashar Assad said in an interview with a German newspaper.


"If the Europeans deliver weapons, the backyard of Europe will become terrorist and Europe will pay the price for it," he said in an advance extract of an interview due to be published in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung on Tuesday. He also warned that delivering arms would result in the export of "terrorism" to Europe. (Reuters)