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UN Chief condemns violence in Syria

08-01-2011 10:07 BJT Special Report:Unrest in Syria |

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UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has also voiced deep concern over reports of violence in the Syrian city of Hama and other towns across the country over the weekend. The UN chief strongly condemns the use of force against civilians and is calling on the government of Syria to immediately halt the violence.

Ban reiterated that the Syrian authorities have an obligation to respect the human rights of the Syrian people, including their freedom of expression and right to peaceful assembly. He is urging the government to heed the legitimate aspirations of the population.

UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has also voiced deep concern over reports of violence in the Syrian city of Hama and other towns across the country over the weekend. The UN chief strongly condemns the use of force against civilians and is calling on the government of Syria to immediately halt the violence.

 

Editor:Zhang Jingya |Source: CNTV.CN

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