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URGENT ¥¥¥ Chavez death 'great loss for me, Syrian people': Assad

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President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday mourned the death of Venezuela's leader Hugo Chavez as a "great loss" for himself and the Syrian people.

"The demise of this unique leader is as much a great loss for me personally and the Syrian people as it is for the people of Venezuela," Assad said in a statement broadcast on state television.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130306/urgent-chavez-death-great-loss-me-syrian-people-assad