UN condemns embassy attacks in Syria

Security Council Chamber

Recent attacks against the US and French embassies in Damascus, Syria have been condemned by members of the UN Security Council .

Diplomats were wounded in the attacks and embassy premises were damaged.

Diplomatic missions are protected under the 1961 Vienna Convention.

The Council is calling on the Syrian authorities to protect diplomatic property and personnel.

Related Press Release: http://www.un.org/News/Press/docs//2011/sc10321.doc.htm

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