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US blames Assad regime for 'despicable' campus blasts
2013-01-16
The United States on Wednesday condemned the "despicable attack" on university buildings in the Syrian city of Aleppo, blaming the regime for unleashing air strikes that killed at least 82 people.

"The United States is appalled and saddened by the Syrian regime's deadly attack yesterday on the University of Aleppo," State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said, adding most of the victims were students and refugees.

"According to eyewitnesses at the scene, regime planes launched aerial strikes on university facilities," she told journalists.

"We condemn this despicable attack on unarmed civilians and continue to emphasize that those responsible for unlawful killings and other violations of international law will be identified and held accountable."

The United States also sent its "sympathies and condolences... to all those devastated by this senseless tragedy."

"The Syrian people have already endured too much loss as a result of the Assad regime's relentless attacks on its own people," Nuland added.

The twin blasts ripped through the university buildings in Syria's second city Aleppo on Tuesday, in attacks which the Syrian regime of President Bashar al-Assad blamed on opposition rebels
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#1  US blames Assad regime for 'despicable' campus blasts

Well rumors that Daffy Duck had been assigned a high position at DoS has now been answered verbally, while prior actions were confirmed by results.
Posted by: Procopius2k   2013-01-16 16:50  

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