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Assad: Cease-fire Would be 'Difficult'

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says a proposed cease-fire would be "difficult" to implement, and accused Turkey and Saudi Arabia of being directed by powers abroad. Speaking Monday in Damascus, Assad said Turkey and Saudi Arabia have long wanted to send troops into his country, but are "only followers that carry out orders."  He said the five-year war in Syria has been an international conflict since its first few months. Both Turkey and Saudi Arabia are...

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