09/01/2013 12:51 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Syria: Obama Is 'Hesitant, Confused'


Syria said on Sunday US President Barack Obama is "hesitant" and "confused" after he postponed a threatened military strike on the regime to seek Congress approval.

"President Obama was clearly hesitant, disappointed and confused when he spoke yesterday," deputy foreign minister Faisal Muqdad told reporters in Damascus, in the Syrian regime's first reaction to Obama's announcement.