Assad: Risk Of Regional War If West Strikes Syria

wochit politics
September 02, 2013 AT 9:16 AM
In coments to a French newspaper, Syrian President Bashar Assad says military strikes against his country would risk triggering a regional war. The Syrian leader says the Middle East is a "powder keg" and no one can say what will transpire if the West takes military action and warned that "the whole world will lose control of the situation. Chaos and extremism will spread. The risk of a regional war exists."