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UN council condemns attacks against embassies in Damascus

Arab World Materials 13 July 2011 04:01
The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned in the "strongest terms" attacks against embassies in Damascus, which caused injuries to diplomatic personnel and left embassy properties damaged
UN council condemns attacks against embassies in Damascus

The UN Security Council on Tuesday condemned in the "strongest terms" attacks against embassies in Damascus, which caused injuries to diplomatic personnel and left embassy properties damaged, dpa reported.

The Security Council said in a statement that diplomatic missions are protected by the 1661 Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations and that host governments have the obligation to provide security and safety measures.

"In this context, the members of the Security Council call on the Syrian authorities to protect diplomatic property and personnel," said the council.

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