FILE - In this Wednesday July 16, 2014 file photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syria's President Bashar Assad is sworn for his third, seven-year term, in Damascus, Syria. (AP Photo/SANA, File)
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Syrian President Bashar Assad said U.S-led airstrikes in Syria have made no difference on the ground and described himself as a captain trying to save his ship, in comments to a French magazine and carried by the presidency's Twitter feed Wednesday.Coalition air forces led by the United States began bombing ISIS militants and other hardline factions in Syria in September. Damascus has regularly accused Turkey of supporting Islamist insurgent groups like ISIS in Syria.U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Wednesday that the strikes against ISIS in Syria and Iraq had inflicted serious damage but the fight against the offshoot of al-Qaeda could take years.The Syrian Presidency tweeted extracts of the interview and said the full version would be published Thursday.
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