In an exclusive interview with Yahoo News, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad told the site’s correspondent, Michael Isikoff, that some of the refugees seeking asylum in the United States are “definitely” terrorists.
When asked by Isikoff if, in his view, a percentage of the refugees were aligned with terror, Assad didn’t hesitate to answer.
Assad also relayed to Isikoff that President Donald Trump’s executive order suspending Muslim immigration is “is an American issue”, refusing to add any further detail. Though, Assad did confirm widespread suspicion that not every Syrian running from civil war is prepared to arrive with the purest intentions.
“You can find it on the Net,” Assad said. “Those terrorists in Syria, holding the machine gun or killing people, they [are disguised as] peaceful refugees in Europe or in the West.” Without any realistic capability of citing an exact number, Assad stated terrorists “don’t need a significant number to commit atrocities.”
“…it’s not about the number, it’s about the quality, it’s about the intentions,” Assad said.
Yahoo’s full interview with Assad is due to air Friday, but the clip of this exchange can be viewed below.
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