The United States should press for renewed Israeli-Syrian negotiations, Syria’s president said. Speaking to the New York Times, Bashar Assad said such a policy should be part of President Bush’s vision for a new Middle East. Assad also said pro-Israel forces are the major stumbling block in U.S.- Syrian relations.
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