Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime on Wednesday condemned Israeli "atrocities" in the Gaza Strip, AFP, citing a statement carried by the official Syrian news agency SANA, reported.

"The Syrian government condemns the heinous atrocities committed by the enemy Israeli army against the Arab Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip," the statement read.

It concluded by urging the international community to "pressure Israel to stop the sinful aggression on our people in the defiant Gaza Strip." 

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