In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with the Argentine newspaper Clarin and the Argentine state news agency ... more 
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with the Argentine newspaper Clarin and the Argentine state news agency Telam, in Damascus, Syria on Saturday, May 18, 2013. Assad said in the interview he won't step down before elections and that the United States has no right to interfere in his country's politics, raising new doubts about a U.S-Russian effort to get Assad and his opponents to negotiate an end to the country's civil war. (AP Photo/SANA) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By SANA
Sun, May 19, 2013 6:34 AM EDT