Obama Says He's Concerned About Post-Assad Syria

Friday, 22 Mar 2013 02:05 PM

 

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President Barack Obama says he's very concerned about Syria becoming an enclave for extremism after the rule of President Bashar Assad is over.

Obama said during a news conference in Jordan Friday that something has been broken in Syria and won't be fixed immediately after Assad's regime is gone.

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He said Assad has ruled over the tragic and heartbreaking deaths of innocents. He said extremists survive in that kind of chaos.

Obama said he's confident Assad will go, it's just a question of when.

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