Syria's Assad Rejects Resignation Amid Fight With Islamists

  • Syria, U.S.-led coalition are fighting common enemy, he says
  • Kerry says Russian arms aid to Assad risks extending conflict

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad rejected calls to step down and criticized the U.S. and its European and Arab allies for not coordinating with him on the fight against Islamic State as hundreds of thousands of refugees flee the civil war in his country.

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