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Syria: UN condemns attack in Damascus

The Security Council and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon organization condemned the attack on Friday was 26 dead and at least 63 injured in the district of Midan, Damascus, international media reported in reference to appropriate statements on Saturday.

“All acts of terrorism are criminal and unjustifiable, regardless of their motivation, where and when they occur, when they occur and whatever the authors,” we read in the Council’s statement of safety firmly denounces terrorism in all its forms and in all its manifestations.

The United Nations Secretary-General also condemned the explosion in the Syrian capital, stressing that terrorism was one of the most serious threats against peace and security.

“Any violence (in Syria) is unacceptable and must stop immediately,” does it say in the statement by Mr. Ban.

Two weeks after a similar attack, the suicide bombing Friday, January 6 in a historic area of downtown Damascus, is charged by the authorities to “terrorists” and opponents of the regime.

On 24 December, 54 people were killed and 166 wounded in two suicide car bomb.

Syria has been shaken since mid-March by an unprecedented protest movement of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. According to the latest UN estimates, the repression of the uprising would have done more than 5,000 dead. Damascus denies this figure and says the country is plagued by gangs financed from abroad.

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