Australia delegation meets President Assad

fa95f8186e03ebea2ffbd2ac85ddbcd5_LA delegation from Australia’s WikiLeaks Party has traveled to Syria and met with a number of Syrian officials, including President Bashar al-Assad.

The delegation that included John Shipton, the father of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, met with President Assad.
The WikiLeaks Party website said the meeting was aimed at showing solidarity with people in Syria and opposing western military intervention in the country.
The party questioned “the credibility of the excuses of such intervention based on unsubstantiated reports of the Syrian Army’s use of chemical weapons against Syrian civilians.”
The party added “the same excuses” that become “no more than fabrications and lies” used to justify the US invasion of Iraq.
According to reports, Shipton announced plans to set up a WikiLeaks Party office in the Syrian capital, Damascus, in solidarity with the Syrians.
The delegation also included WikiLeaks national cou

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