Obama: UN must take stand against Syria brutality

By REUTERS
February 4, 2012 17:34

 
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WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Saturday urged the UN Security Council to take a stand against what he called the "relentless brutality" of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

After activists reported that 200 people were killed in shelling by government troops in the city of Homs, Obama in a written statement said the attack was an "unspeakable assault" and urged Assad to step down from power.

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