US Congresswoman meets with Syrian President: Syria regime change doesn’t serve US interests

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BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 A.M.) – U.S. Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard (D) of Hawaii, told CNN on Wednesday that she met with Syrian President, Bashar Al-Assad, in Damascus during her unannounced visit to Syria two weeks ago.

Gabbard told CNN that her trip to Syria was an educational one, as she met with several Syrian civilians and community leaders across the country to understand their plight.

At one point during her trip, Gabbard asked Syrian civilians if they knew of any moderate rebel forces; they told the congresswoman that there were no moderates rebels, despite what the U.S. government claims.

Gabbard reportedly traveled to Aleppo during her trip and met with several soldiers and civilians, while also touring the recently captured eastern neighborhoods.

Unlike other members of Congress, Gabbard has been a major advocate to end the sale and…

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