Syria blames European policies toward Damascus for migrant exodus from the Arab country

September 10, 2015 6:13 PM

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DAMASCUS, Syria – Syria's information minister says Europe should bear full responsibility for the flood of Syrian refugees streaming into the continent.

The minister, Omran al-Zoubi, says in a rare comment from Damascus that the migrants are mostly fleeing from areas held by rivals of President Bashar Assad's government, including the Islamic State group.

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