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President Bashar al-Assad is pictured during an interview with Russian television in Damascus October 30, 2011 in this handout photograph released by Syrian national news agency SANA.
Monday, Nov. 14, 2011

Open quoteIf I were in his shoes, I would step down.Close quote

  • KING ABDULLAH,
  • of Jordan, who became the first Arab leader to openly say that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad (pictured) should stand down after months of deadly clashes with antigovernment protesters
Photo: SANA / Reuters | Source: BBC