White House: US 'must accept' political reality that Assad is Syria's president - APA

In a daily news conference on Friday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer stated plainly that the United States "needs to accept" the political realities on the ground in Syria, namely, that Bashar al-Assad is the sovereign country's president and leader.

White House not trying to push Syria's Assad out of power: Spicer - The Globe and Mail

The Trump administration declared Friday that it wasn't pursuing a strategy to push Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power, making clear its focus is on defeating the Islamic State group. White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the U.S ...

White House backs Haley, Tillerson on Syria's Assad - Reuters

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington, U.S. March 29, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst. 1/3. left. right. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson takes part in a NATO foreign ministers meeting ...

Washington Takes Focus Off Syrian Regime Change - Voice of America

The battle to oust Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears to be over — at least as far as the Trump administration is concerned. The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, said Thursday that Washington's “priority is no longer to sit ...

White House: Fate of Assad up to Syrians - The Hill

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Syrian citizens should decide whether Syrian President Bashar Assad remains in office amid criticism over the Trump administration's openness to allowing the leader to stay put. “With respect to ...

White House says "reality" changing with regard to Syria - WHIO

White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House, Friday, March 31, 2017, in Washington. Spicer discussed the U.S., China relationship and other topics. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). 0. Share. Facebook Twitter

White House: US must accept 'political reality' in Syria - KITV Honolulu

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The White House said Friday that the US must accept the "political reality" in Syria and allow Syrians to determine the fate of President Bashar al-Assad. Speaking at a briefing, press secretary Sean Spicer accused the Obama ...

White House says US must accept 'political reality' in Syria - The Star Online

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Friday that the United States must accept the political reality that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is up to the Syrian people and the U.S. focus in the region must be on defeating Islamic ...

The battle over Syria's future - San Diego Jewish World

NEW YORK — As we approach the sixth year of Syria's civil war, the whole international community remains completely inept and has failed to join together in the search for a solution that could end the horrifying slaughter of thousands of innocent ...

Britain at odds with US over Bashar al-Assad's future in Syria - Telegraph.co.uk

Britain has found itself at odds with the US over Syria after Donald Trump's administration announced that American policy would no longer focus on getting Bashar al-Assad to relinquish power. The UK and the Obama administration both spent years saying ...

Trump Administration Officially Drops Regime Change Objective In Syria - Shadowproof (blog)

Syrian refugee center on the Turkish border (3 August 2012). By Voice of America News: Henry Ridgwell on Turkish border, "Refugees Flee Aleppo; Hot, Barren Turkish Camps Await". - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RpYAoR5nzBo&feature=plcp, Public ...

US No Longer Considers Assad a Priority - Being Libertarian

With an estimated 400,000 deaths in Syria and over 5 million displaced from their homes due to the costly civil war, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, told reporters that removing Assad is no longer a focus. “You pick and choose ...

Haley, Tillerson Say Removing Assad Not Priority; McCain Fears 'Faustian Bargain' in Works - PJ Media

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson visits the mausoleum of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk in Ankara on March 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis). Meeting with his Turkish counterpart in Ankara on Thursday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was noncommittal on ...

US says removing president Assad of Syria no longer a priority - Blasting News

US priority on Syria no longer focused on 'getting Assad out ... - aol.com BN support. Advertisements. #President Assad has led a charmed life. He would probably have been overthrown but the Russians and the Iranians saw to it that he remained in the ...

Trump administration hosting first meeting of anti-ISIS coalition - ClickLancashire

Rather than the "safe zones" protected by USA air cover that the Syrian opposition and some allies have long demanded for civilians besieged by bombing from the forces of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Russia, Tillerson's "interim zones of ...

Trump's Shift on Assad Gives Hope to Syria, Prompts McCain's Resentment - Sputnik International

Washington's foreign policy shift toward Syria apparently signals that the Trump administration has recognized that their predecessors' Syrian strategy was highly inefficient. It also shows that the White House is likely to adopt a more pragmatic ...

US envoy to UN says Assad's overthrow no longer a priority - Daily Sabah

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley speaks at AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC, USA, 27 March 2017. (EPA Photo). The United States admitted Thursday that it is no longer focused on ousting Bashar Assad as it seeks a new ...

Haley: Priority is to end civil war, defeat ISIS - WDIV Detroit

(CNN) - The Trump administration doubled down Thursday on prioritizing the fight against ISIS over ending the Syrian civil war and getting rid of its main protagonist, President Bashar al-Assad. Indicating a possible shift in US policy on the war in ...

US priority 'no longer removing Assad' - The Japan News

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions summit at U.N. headquarters on Wednesday. 10:25 pm, March 31, 2017. Reuters NEW YORK (Reuters) — The United States' diplomatic policy on Syria ...

USA says Assad removal no longer priority in Syria - ClickLancashire

The United States is no longer interested in removing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, says the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, suggesting that the new USA administration is changing its priorities in Syria. And in New York, US Ambassador to ...