The Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claimed that the smell of the WWIII is in the air, and Syria is only a part of it. 'There has not been a direct military clash yet, Assad said. - Although it comprises a military, terrorist, and political compounds'.
Assad highlighted in an interview with the Komsomolskaya Pravda, that the West has not stopped the previous Cold War after collapse of the USSR. The main aim of the US is to maintain political hegemony in the world. Now Syria is the chief political stage, where the West is constantly provoking a conflict. According to the President, in order to settle the Syrian conflict, those who support terrorists in the Republic should be defined, and this problem can be settled. 'Because Russia, Iran, and Hezbollah ore our constant allies and they are here on legal basis. They fight against terrorists, but there are also other countries, which interfere namely to support terrorists,' Assad concluded.