Flashback: Pelosi meets with Syria’s Assad in 2007 – Video

2007 Flashback – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi meets Syrian Reformer President Bashar al-Assad despite criticism from the Bush Administration Pelosi said Assad assured her of his willingness to engage in peace talks with Israel, and that she and other members of her congressional delegation raised their concern about militants crossing from Syria into Iraq, as well the Israeli soldiers kidnapped by the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and the Palestinian group Hamas. pelosi-assadThe Californian Democrat spoke to reporters shortly after talks with Assad at the end of a two-day visit to Syria. She said the delegation gave the Syrian leader a message from Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert whose essence was that Israel was ready to hold peace talks with Syria. She did not say more about the message, but Israel has previously made such talks conditional on Syria’s cutting off its support for hard-line Palestinian groups and Hezbollah. “We were very pleased with the assurances we received from the president that he was ready to resume the peace process. He’s ready to engage in negotiations for peace with Israel,” Pelosi said. via World news – Mideast/N. Africa

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