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Syria Pledges to Deny Asylum to Iraqi Leaders

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Syria Pledges to Deny Asylum to Iraqi Leaders

Syria Pledges to Deny Asylum to Iraqi Leaders

Syria Pledges to Deny Asylum to Iraqi Leaders

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In a meeting with U.S. Reps. Nick Rahall (D-WV) and Darrell Issa (R-CA), Syrian President Bashar Assad says his country will not give asylum to Iraqis with connections to the Saddam Hussein regime and will expel any Iraqi who crosses into the country. NPR's Lynn Neary talks with Rep. Issa.