Middle East
4:36 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

Assad Denies Chemical Weapons Use In 'Figaro' Interview

Originally published on Wed September 4, 2013 5:27 pm

Syrian dictator Bashar Assad gave a rare interview to a western news outlet this week. He told the French newspaper Le Figaro that the U.S. and France have yet to "put forward a single proof" that his regime was behind the chemical weapons attack outside the Syrian capital. Melissa Block talks with Georges Malbrunot, Middle East reporter for Le Figaro, who conducted the interview in Damascus.