Syrian reaction to Assad's speech

Bashar al-Assad has addressed his nation but did not make any major concessions. We have the latest from Damascus.

    Syria's President Bashar al-Assad has addressed the nation; but did not make any major concessions, despite more than two weeks of anti-government protests.

    He blamed conspirators and media channels for stirring unrest.

    Cal Perry has the latest from the capital Damascus.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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