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Syria: Report on Assad Quotes 'Inaccurate'

Syrian state media have dismissed as "inaccurate" a report that President Bashar al-Assad told visiting Russian lawmakers he has no intention of giving up power and the issue is not up for discussion.The conflicting reports come just days ahead of an internationally sponsored peace conference on Syria. The Russian news agency Interfax had quoted Mr. Assad as saying "if we had wanted to give up, we would have surrendered from the start." "This issue is not up for...

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