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Russian Embassy bombed in Damascus

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Russian Embassy bombed in Damascus


Valeriy SharifulinRussian embassy in Syria was shelled, TASS reports. Mortar shells hit from position of terrorist gangs. As Russian MFA has stated only due to a lucky chance nobody was injured.

Two of the projectiles hit next to the Embassy's perimeter fence, and two more landed on its territory, causing some material damage.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has strongly condemned terrorist attack against Russian diplomatic mission in Damascus. Moscow has numerous times talked about terroristic barbaric character of the attacks on residential neighborhoods. Every day innocent people die during these firings.

Diplomats hope that moral and ethical norms of their colleagues from some western countries will push them to make public statement on this criminal action.

Earlier UN Security Council failed to adopt a media statement where the attack on Russian Embassy in Damascus is condemned, because some members voted down the text suggested by Moscow. Russian diplomats have chosen not to name countries that didn't let to adopt the statement. Permanent Mission has expressed regret that the will to fight terrorism expressed by these countries is just in words. They try to cover those whom might need in the future to sort out things in Syria.

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