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Syrian Ambassador: Lieberman Assured Me McCain Would Talk With Syria

12/03/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In a new interview with Foreign Policy magazine, Syrian ambassador Imad Moustapha said that Syria is "doing everything possible within our means" to stop insurgents from crossing into Iraq, and decried the recent U.S. strike into Syria as a "terrorist, criminal act." Most interestingly, Moutapha said that Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) personally assured him that a McCain presidency would open up a dialogue with Syria:

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