Syrian president gives Fox News interview

  • 19 September 2013
Bashar al-Assad

Syria's president Bashar al-Assad says he is committed to destroying his country's chemical weapons.

Mr Assad warned that the process could take a year and would be very expensive.

He was interviewed by American news channel Fox News in the Syrian capital of Damascus.

During the interview he again denied that his government was responsible for the poison gas attacks that killed hundreds of people in Syria.

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