Obama condemns 'abhorrent violence' of Syrian govt

By REUTERS
April 9, 2011 03:05

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama sternly rebuked Syria on Friday about violence there in which sources said 22 pro-democracy protesters died.

"I strongly condemn the abhorrent violence committed against peaceful protesters by the Syrian government today and over the past few weeks. I also condemn any use of violence by protesters," the president said in a statement.


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