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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon

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New York, 12 July 2011 - Statement Attributable to the Spokesperson for the Secretary-General on attacks against embassies in Syria

The Secretary-General condemns the attacks against embassies in Damascus which have resulted in damage to embassy premises and injuries to diplomatic personnel. He recalls that the security of diplomatic missions is the responsibility of the host countries and he reminds the Syrian Government of its obligations in this regard.

The Secretary-General reiterates his call for genuine and credible dialogue and political reforms, which should be carried out without delay.

Statements on 12 July 2011