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Portuguese to English: Assad considera ser 'provável' invasão estrangeira à Síria General field: Other Detailed field: Journalism
Source text - Portuguese Q: Why has the crisis in Syria become more widespread and acute than similar events in other Arab countries?
A: Many different internal and external factors have contributed to the crisis, the most important being foreign intervention. But the Syrian people have resisted all these different interventions, and we are still doing so. It's about defending the country.
Q: Do you know that the U.N. is estimating that more than 70,000 people have died in the war so far?
A: We need to ask ourselves who is coming up with these figures and how credible their sources are. All the deaths are terrible, but many of the dead they mention are foreigners who came to kill Syrian people. And we mustn't forget that many Syrians have disappeared. How many of the dead are Syrian, and how many are foreigners?
Q: Have your troops used excessive, disproportionate force in their response to the uprising?
A: How does one decide whether excessive force has been employed? What is the formula? One responds to the terrorism he is faced with. At first it was local terrorism, and then it started to come from overseas, and the weapons they brought were more sophisticated. The debate here is not the amount of force used or the type of weapons but the degree of terrorism we have suffered, to which we have a duty to respond.
(Excerpt NYT article)
Translation - English P: Por que a crise na Síria se espalhou tanto tornando-se mais grave do que eventos parecidos em outros países árabes?
R: Diversos fatores, internos e externos, contribuem para a crise, sendo que o mais importante é a intervenção estrangeira. Mas o povo sírio tem resistido e continua a resistir a estas diferentes intervenções. Trata-se de defender o país.
P: Você sabia que A ONU estima em mais de 70 mil os mortos na guerra até agora?
R: Precisamos nos perguntar quem está gerando esses números e se suas fontes são confiáveis. Todas as mortes são terríveis, mas dos mortos mencionados muitos são estrangeiros que vieram matar os sírios. E não devemos esquecer que muitos sírios estão desaparecidos. Quantos mortos são sírios e quantos estrangeiros?
P: Suas tropas têm usado força excessiva e desproporcional em resposta à revolta?
R: Como se decide se foi usada uma força excessiva? Qual é a fórmula? Respondemos ao terrorismo da mesma forma que somos confrontados por ele. No início, era só o terrorismo local mas depois começou a vir de fora e as armas trazidas por eles eram mais sofisticadas. O debate aqui não é a quantidade de força utilizada ou o tipo de armas, mas o grau de terrorismo que sofremos, para o qual temos o dever de responder.
(Trecho Folha de São Paulo)
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