Assad spoke during a meeting in Damascus with Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov and Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
A report by 'Yediot Aharonot' says Israel's Defense Ministry might ask Washington to move forward with the supply of advanced weapons systems.
At least 6.2 million people have been infected in the US coronavirus outbreak, which has taken 187,833 lives.
Thousands of Americans have received unsolicited packages of seeds in their mailboxes, mostly postmarked from China.
Major powers are now seeking confrontation globally and the borders of the Middle East are one place that they are pushing up against one another, like tectonic plates.
He also said that if the United States had a "bit of humanity or brain," it would have lifted sanctions on Iran for the duration of the health crisis.
Noting the difficult situation for all three countries, the panel recommended collaboration and sharing of knowledge and expertise to find better solutions.
Michael Reinoehl, 48, was wanted on a charge of murder and was armed with a handgun when members of a US Marshals Service fugitive task force shot him dead in Olympia, Washington.
Currently in ‘cold war’ with China, US deems its version of telecommunications system a security concern