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Syria: 'What you say is what you are' – ‘Animal Assad’ on Trump slur *EXCLUSIVE*00:59

Syria: 'What you say is what you are' – ‘Animal Assad’ on Trump slur *EXCLUSIVE*

Syrian Arab Republic, Damascus
May 30, 2018 at 19:00 GMT -00:00 · Published

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his American counterpart Donald Trump calling him 'Animal Assad' shows the former property tycoon's true colours, speaking during an interview with RT in Damascus on Tuesday."It represents him, and I think there is a well-known principle, that what you say is what you are," Assad said. "The only thing that moves you is what people that you trust, people who are level-headed, people who are thoughtful, people who are moral, ethical, that's what should move anything inside you, whether positive or negative. Somebody like Trump will move nothing for me," he added.Several Western powers, led by the United States, claimed chemical substances were used by Syrian government forces on April 7 in eastern Ghouta's Douma. Trump went on Twitter after the alleged attack, blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran for supporting Assad. A full interview with the Syrian leader will follow.

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said his American counterpart Donald Trump calling him 'Animal Assad' shows the former property tycoon's true colours, speaking during an interview with RT in Damascus on Tuesday."It represents him, and I think there is a well-known principle, that what you say is what you are," Assad said. "The only thing that moves you is what people that you trust, people who are level-headed, people who are thoughtful, people who are moral, ethical, that's what should move anything inside you, whether positive or negative. Somebody like Trump will move nothing for me," he added.Several Western powers, led by the United States, claimed chemical substances were used by Syrian government forces on April 7 in eastern Ghouta's Douma. Trump went on Twitter after the alleged attack, blaming Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran for supporting Assad. A full interview with the Syrian leader will follow.

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