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'No solution in Syria unless Assad steps down'

IANS  |  Berlin 

German has said Syrian should not be part of the solution to Syrian conflict.

On Monday, Steffen Seibert, the (CDU), also said that a "long-term solution" to the Syrian conflict was "only possible without Assad", reported.

The hawkish comments by senior German politicians on Monday come despite Berlin's refusal to participate in US-led airstrikes in response to reports of on the town of

On Saturday, the US, and Britain launched missile strikes on Syrian military positions in retaliation for the alleged chemical attack, without waiting for the results of the investigation.

The side denied the accusations, accusing the rebels of staging and fabricating the attack to frame the and attract foreign military campaign.



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First Published: Tue, April 17 2018. 04:42 IST