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Syria: Assad advisor praises Putin's response to Palmyra, slams Western indifference *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*01:31

Syria: Assad advisor praises Putin's response to Palmyra, slams Western indifference *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus
March 28, 2016 at 15:10 GMT +00:00 · Published

Advisor to President Bashar al-Assad Assad Bouthaina Shaaban slammed the west and praised Putin following the recapture of Palmyra from militants in her exclusive interview on RT, Monday.

Shaaban stated that no western government "congratulated either the Syrian people or the Syrian army with the liberation of Palmyra". She said that this was "despite the fact that the terrorists who seized Palmyra are the same terrorists who committed the terrorist acts in Brussels, Paris".

Shaaban added that Russian President Vladimir Putin "demonstrated his deep personal feelings regarding this historic treasury of civilisation" and wished that "all Western leaders had heard what President Putin said". She underlined that the British Prime Minister David Cameron “did not utter a word about the liberation of Palmyra".

The advisor also pointed out that the "cancer of terrorism is against everyone" while Putin’s call to Damascus "shows the difference between the Russian leader acting sincerely".

Syria: Assad advisor praises Putin's response to Palmyra, slams Western indifference *EXCLUSIVE* *PARTNER CONTENT*01:31
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Advisor to President Bashar al-Assad Assad Bouthaina Shaaban slammed the west and praised Putin following the recapture of Palmyra from militants in her exclusive interview on RT, Monday.

Shaaban stated that no western government "congratulated either the Syrian people or the Syrian army with the liberation of Palmyra". She said that this was "despite the fact that the terrorists who seized Palmyra are the same terrorists who committed the terrorist acts in Brussels, Paris".

Shaaban added that Russian President Vladimir Putin "demonstrated his deep personal feelings regarding this historic treasury of civilisation" and wished that "all Western leaders had heard what President Putin said". She underlined that the British Prime Minister David Cameron “did not utter a word about the liberation of Palmyra".

The advisor also pointed out that the "cancer of terrorism is against everyone" while Putin’s call to Damascus "shows the difference between the Russian leader acting sincerely".

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