UN council condemns attacks on embassies in Syria

By REUTERS
July 12, 2011 20:00

UNITED NATIONS - The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned "in the strongest terms" this week's attacks by demonstrators against the US and French embassies in Damascus.

A statement by the 15-nation body read to media by Germany's UN Ambassador Peter Wittig, this month's council president, called on Syrian authorities to protect diplomatic property and personnel.


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