Syria begs Turkey’s pardon for mission attacks
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 14 /Trend T.Konyayeva/
Damascus begs Ankara's pardon for attacks by the Syrian government supporters on Turkey's diplomatic missions in Syria, the AlJazeera Channel quoted Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem as saying on Monday.
Yesterday, the Turkish diplomatic missions in several Syrian cities were reportedly attacked.
On Saturday, about thousands of Syrian government supporters attacked the Turkish Embassy after the Arab League voted to suspend Syria from its meetings and impose sanctions against the Syrian regime over its failure to end crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.
Only the arrival of police forces prevented a possible assault on the embassy.
Furthermore, Turkish chief consulate in Aleppo and honorary consulate in Latakia were also attacked.
Syria has been experiencing continuous anti-government protests for almost seven months. According to UN statistics, the number of clash victims exceeded 3,000 people. Syrian authorities say more than 1,500 people died on both sides.