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Syrian Dictator Talks to CBS News
DAMASCUS, SYRIA (CBS News) -- CBS This Morning Co-host Charlie Rose interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in his only television interview since President Barack Obama asked Congress to approve the use of force against the Syrian regime for alleged use of chemical weapons.
The interview is Assads first with an American television network in nearly two years.
Rose traveled to Damascus where he spoke with the Syrian leader at the Presidential Palace today Sunday.
Portions of the interview will be broadcast beginning Monday on CBS This Morning, the CBS Evening News and cbsnews.com.
The interview in its entirety will then be shown on the Charlie Rose Show, on PBS television stations Monday night.