Russia considers absurd demand of the Syrian opposition for Assad’s resignation

Aleksey Borodavkin

© Boris Kavashkin/TASS

GENEVA, 23 Feb. /TASS/. Moscow considers the absurd demand of the Syrian opposition about the departure of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. This was stated by Russia’s permanent representative to the UN office and other international organizations in Geneva Alexei Borodavkin.

“It (the position of the delegation of the government of Syria – approx. TASS) the contrast with what we hear from the opposition that arrive from Riyadh, which as a pre-condition again, for the umpteenth time, expose the absurd requirement of immediate resignation of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.”