Lebanese president condemns Israeli killing in Golan Heights

15:41, June 07, 2011      

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Lebanese President Michel Suleiman on Monday condemned Israel's violence during Sunday's "Naksa Day" protests on the Golan Heights which resulted in more than 20 deaths.

"The president condemns the genocide conducted by the Israel occupation forces in the Golan (Heights) that led to the killing of 23 unarmed martyrs," a statement issued by Suleiman's office read.

Such aggressive behavior will not make the Palestinian people and the Arab states stop calling for acquiring the full rights including the Palestinians' rights of returning to their homelands which were occupied by Israel during the 1967 war, said the statement.

Suleiman also called on the international community to "exert pressure on Israel in order to recognize the rights of the Palestinians."

Syrian state media reported that 23 protestors were killed and 350 were wounded by the Israeli forces along the Israel-Syrian border, while the Israeli military said 10 people were killed when landmines exploded on the Syrian side of the demarcation line.

Source: Xinhua
 
 
     
 
 
 
     
 
 
 
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