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UN chief 'strongly condemns' attacks in Syria

(Xinhua)

11:00, February 07, 2012

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 6 (Xinhua) -- UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon on Monday said that he is "appalled" by growing violence in Syria, and that he condemns such harmful activities.

"The secretary-general strongly condemns these attacks," said a statement released here by Ban's spokesman Martin Nesirky.

In the statement, Ban said that there has been continuing bloodshed in the Syrian city of Homs, including the reported use of heavy artillery and shelling of civilian areas. He called such violence "totally unacceptable before humanity."

"The secretary-general deeply regrets that the Syrian authorities continue to ignore the pressing calls of the international community to stop using force against civilians," said the statement. "All violence must end immediately."

According to the statement, Ban has called for a redoubling of efforts within Syria and the international community to stop the violence and facilitate a Syrian-led political process to shift the country to a democratic and pluralistic political system.

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Hammad Sethi at 2012-02-0792.54.179.*
Kashmir is one of the oldest issue on UN agenda but International Community is least bothered about the persecution of innocent Kashmiri Muslims because most positions in UN are occupied by pro-Hindu anti-Muslim Western Christian thugs. War is not a solution, but a month long limited war between Pakistan and Hindu India will spell a diplomatic disaster for Hindu India, and deliver the innocent Kashmiri Muslims much needed long overdue relief from Hindu terrorism and State persecution.
  

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