"'America is something that can be easily moved. Moved to the right direction.They won’t get in our way'"
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
"I am prepared to sit down directly with representatives of President Assad!"
"I am prepared to sit down directly with representatives of the Syrian regime in Cairo, Tunis or Istanbul," Khatib said in a statement on hisFacebook page. He set out two conditions of his own: the release of what he said was 160,000 detainees held in Syrian prisons and intelligence facilities, and instructions to Syrian embassies to issue new passports to Syrians whose documents had expired.Underlining the continued rifts amongst Assad's foes, the opposition Syrian National Council - some of whose members are represented on Alkhatib's council - immediately distanced itself from his comments...."