Report: Turkey to evacuate diplomats' families in Syria

By REUTERS
November 13, 2011 14:23

ISTANBUL - Turkey has decided to evacuate the families of its diplomatic staff in Syria after protesters attacked its missions in the country but diplomatic staff will remain, broadcaster CNN Turk reported on Sunday.

A crowd of around 1,000 attacked the Turkish embassy in Damascus on Saturday evening, throwing stones and bottles before Syrian police intervened to break up the protest, Turkey's state-run Anatolian news agency said.


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