Assad says political solution possible only after terror defeated: Russian media

A political solution will only be possible in Syria after terrorists are defeated there, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview to Russian media published on Tuesday.

Reuters| Last Updated: Sep 15, 2015, 21:47 PM IST

Moscow: A political solution will only be possible in Syria after terrorists are defeated there, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview to Russian media published on Tuesday.

"We can arrive at a consensus but we won`t be able to carry anything out for as long as we don`t defeat terrorism in Syria," Assad was quoted as saying.