Syrian president says top priority to defeat terrorism

September 16, 2015 9:30 AM

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Syrian president says top priority to defeat terrorism

Aug. 19, 2009: This file photo shows Syrian President Bashar Assad during a meeting with his Iranian counterpart Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Tehran, Iran. (AP)

BEIRUT – Syria's president Bashar Assad urged Syrian political and armed factions to unite in the fight against terrorist groups and said in comments aired Tuesday that there can be no political solution for the country's brutal civil war before terrorism is defeated.

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