Hague Says Iran, Hizbullah Increasing Support for Assad Regime

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British Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Wednesday that Iran and Hizbullah were "propping up" Syrian President Bashar Assad.

"It is very clear that the Syrian regime is receiving a great deal of support, increasing support in recent months from outside Syria from Hizbullah and Iran,” Hague said in a news conference with his Jordanian counterpart Nasser Judeh in Amman.

He said the Assad regime “is increasingly dependent on external support."

The regime “is being propped up by others outside, further undermining its legitimacy. It also shows that is a crisis that is increasing the threat to regional stability."

Hague stressed that Assad needs to go.

“We have never been able to see any solution which involves him staying," He told the press conference ahead of a meeting of the Friends of Syria group.

His comments came against the backdrop of a major push by Syrian regime forces and its Hizbullah allies to retake the rebel stronghold of Qusayr in central Homs province bordering Lebanon.

Hizbullah has dispatched its fighters to bolster regime troops for the battle for the town, which lies between Damascus and the Mediterranean coast.

Comments 7
Default-user-icon Anthony (Guest) 22 May 2013, 14:38

Hey clean your mouth please before you mention Syria or Assad or Hezballah or any Lebanese Party or person. Stop trying to cut Russia's arm off Europe by replacing their gas with that of Qatar.

Missing allouchi 22 May 2013, 14:39

Arm the FSA and impose no fly zone NOW....

Thumb mckinl 22 May 2013, 14:46

The UN Security Council will not vote for a "no fly zone" ... The Russians and Chinese learned their lesson in Libya ...

NATO has been arming, training, giving communications and logistics help to the FSA all along ...

Thumb mckinl 22 May 2013, 14:43

The British, still pretending to care, still pretending to be important.

NATO should swallow its defeat like a true gentleman.

Instead they play the savage retribution they accuse others of.

Thumb mckinl 22 May 2013, 15:17

Yes the British ... they are very good at getting other people to fight then loaning both sides the money to fight ...

Missing peace 22 May 2013, 19:00

but bsahar repeated he needs no help from iran and hezbis..... so what are they doing there? LOL

Missing peace 22 May 2013, 19:00