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Obama says Assad has no place in Syria's future

May 15, 2014 at 9:52 am

US President Barack Obama has said that President Bashar Al-Assad has lost all legitimacy to rule the country and has no place in Syria’s future. He was speaking during a meeting with the head of the Syrian Opposition Coalition.

Attending the meeting along with US National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Tuesday, Obama stressed his administration’s commitment to reaching a political solution to the crisis. The talks were held with Ahmad Jarba and his colleagues in a coalition delegation.

The president’s statement was issued by the White House.