Syrian parliament speaker urges US House to vote against US strike

September 6, 2013 13:32

The head of the Syrian parliament called on the US House of Representatives to vote against a US-led strike against Damascus, Syrian state news agency SANA reported on Friday.

In a letter to House Speaker John Boehner, Dr. Jihad al-Laham stressed the need for cooperation to combating terrorism in Syria and urged "a civilized dialogue and not... a dialogue of blood and fire."

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