UN council statement condemns use of force by Syria

August 3, 2011 22:30

UNITED NATIONS - The UN Security Council condemned human rights violations and use of force against civilians by Syrian authorities in a statement adopted on Wednesday.

Syria's neighbor Lebanon, where Damascus' influence is strong, disassociated itself from the statement agreed by the other 14 members of the council.

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