"They attack us politically then they send their officials to deal with us under the table"
June 30 - Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad said the contradiction seen between the Australian officials’ statements and the official Australian stance towards Syria is an expression of the double standards followed by the West in general.
“They attack us politically, and then they send their officials to deal with us under the table, especially their security officials -- including their government,” added the President in an interview with the Australian SBS TV channel due to be aired on Friday.
“All of them do that as they don’t want to upset the US … In fact, most of the Western officials only repeat what the US wants them to say,” he said.
The full interview will be posted on the Syrian Presidency’s official Facebook page at 12: 30 pm on Friday (Damascus time) at the same time the interview will be aired on the Australian TV channel (Canberra time).