Prominent Syrian actor
Bassam Kousa denied circulating rumors that he has fled Syria and is currently
living abroad to escape the current chaotic conditions. It was added that
Bassam will return once conditions are stable once more.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />
The actor stated that
he was shocked with such rumors and stressed that he is currently residing in
Damascus and has never left the country. He also denied rumors that he does not
intend on taking place in any new drama until conditions are stable once more.
Bassam said that the
drama industry has suffered tremendously as a result of the events taking place
in Syria with demonstrations in the streets and protesters demanding the
resignation of the government of President Bashar Al Asad.
With regards to the
dramas he will take part in this year, Bassam revealed that he is currently
going over several scripts, but has not made a final decision.