Saudi Foreign Minister says Assad has no place in Syria future

Saudi Foreign Minister says Assad has no place in Syria future
Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir

Moscow - There was no place for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in the future of the country, said Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir.



By Reuters

Published: Wed 12 Aug 2015, 2:08 PM

Last updated: Wed 12 Aug 2015, 3:25 PM

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir said on Tuesday Riyadh's position on the conflict in Syria has not changed and that there was no place for Syrian President Bashar Al Assad in the future of the country. 
He was speaking after talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, a long-standing ally of Assad in the conflict, amid a renewed diplomatic push to end the conflict in Syria because of gains on the ground by Daesh.


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