China says deeply concerned by situation in Syria

July 19, 2012 13:33

BEIJING - China's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday it was deeply concerned by the situation in Syria, as battles raged in the center of Damascus a day after a bomber killed President Bashar Assad's top security chiefs.

China "strongly condemns the bombing which happened in Damascus yesterday. China expresses deep concern about the continued tension in Syria", the ministry said in a statement on its website.

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