Deputy Foreign Minister Mekdad 'Everyone Should Save Syria from Falling into Hell'

The regime of President Bashar Assad has shown no signs of giving in even as opposition fighters have advanced to the outskirts of Damascus. In an interview with SPIEGEL ONLINE, Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad blames the West for the violence and says Assad has satisfied all opposition demands.
Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad: "What more do these so-called revolutionaries actually want?"

Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad: "What more do these so-called revolutionaries actually want?"

Foto: Susanne Koelbl/ DER SPIEGEL
Interview conducted by Susanne Koelbl in Damascus
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