Assad says conflict has cost Syria more than $200 bln

By REUTERS
March 30, 2016 13:37



MOSCOW - The conflict in Syria has cost the country more than $200 billion, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview with Russia's RIA news agency published on Wednesday.

"The economic damage and damage to infrastructure exceeded $200 billion... Restoring infrastructure will take a long time," he said.


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