Friday, March 06, 2015

One is a Baathist dictator who had recently used WMDs

Press conference of US Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi Arabia Minister of Foreign Affairs Saud al-Faisal --

FOREIGN MINISTER AL-FAISAL: Well, we all agree with the United States that Bashar al-Assad has lost legitimacy. We all agree that the solution – and it must be based on Geneva I. That means that the transition government is going to be established, and that means that Saddam Hussein and those involved -- 

PARTICIPANT: Bashar al-Assad. 

FOREIGN MINISTER AL-FAISAL: -- that Bashar – it’s the same, anyways – (laughter) – that they have to follow the political solution, as is suggested by the Geneva conference.

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