Syrian daily calls US Lebanon accusations 'irresponsible'

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
October 31, 2010 15:47

DAMASCUS, Syria— A state-run Syrian newspaper on Sunday dismissed US accusations that Syria is undermining Lebanon's sovereignty, calling the claims "irresponsible."

Tishrin newspaper said the accusations reflect a "pure Israeli will" and that US policies lack credibility.In statements made to reporters at the United Nations this week, U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice singled out Syria and said it displayed a "flagrant disregard" for Lebanon's sovereignty and political independence.


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