Featured Stories World News Commentary Money Watch Multimedia Prison Planet U.S. News Science And Technology

Bashar al-Assad: The Nobel Peace Prize should have been mine

  • Print The Alex Jones Channel Alex Jones Show podcast Prison Planet TV Infowars.com Twitter Alex Jones' Facebook Infowars store

Ruth Sherlock
London Telegraph
October 15, 2013

Bashar al-Assad, the president of Syria, has joked that he deserved to win the Nobel Peace Prize after it was awarded to the international weapons watchdog currently destroying his regime’s massive chemical arsenal.

The prize, which was given to the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) on Friday, “should have been mine,” he said.

The remark, which the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar quoted, was made “jokingly” during a recent meeting with visitors at the presidential palace, the newspaper said.

However, it might be viewed as inappropriate when uttered by a president whose civil war has already cost more than 115,000 lives. A chemical weapons attack in Damascus in August, widely blamed on the Syrian government, reportedly killed more than 1,200 people.

Full article here

This article was posted: Tuesday, October 15, 2013 at 4:47 am

Infowars.com Videos:

Comment on this article

Comments are closed.

Watch the News

Eminem is a Complete Idiot See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

Actor Fired For Being a Conservative See the rest on the Alex Jones YouTube channel.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/3jFJTZkMc40 https://www.youtube.com/embed/FtUOoho8BEA

© 2017 PrisonPlanet.com is a Free Speech Systems, LLC company. All rights reserved. Digital Millennium Copyright Act Notice.