Iran indicated approval of Syria's indirect peace talks with Israel, Syrian President Bashar Assad said in a interview with US television show host Charlie Rose on Thursday night.
Assad remarked that Iran had publicly and privately supported Syria's informal talks with Israel.RELATED:Syrian economy liberalized, but citizens still live in fearWorld leaders line up to meet AssadRussia-Syria arms deal irks Israel
"If we have peace and we're sure that we are going to have our land
then surely Israel will live normally, like any other
country in this region," said Assad.Earlier in the week, Assad said that he was willing to sign a peace
agreement with Israel in exchange for the Golan Heights.
The Syrian president also dismissed claims that his country supplied Hizbullah with long-range Scud missiles
, stating that it
was an "anecdotal story [told by] Israel."