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Turkey blasts UN Security Council over Syria inaction

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Turkey blasts UN Security Council over Syria inaction

 

Turkey blasts UN Security Council over Syria inaction
496 words
30 September 2012
13:05
BBCEUP
English
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Text of report in English by Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman website on 29 September

28 September, United Nations: The Turkish foreign minister blasted the United Nations Security Council on Friday for its stalemate over the Syrian civil war, saying the powerful UNbody’s inability to take action “becomes a tool in the hands of despots.”

Turkey has become home to 90,000 of the 300,000 refugees who have fled Syria in the 18 months of chaos that has raged since opposition groups rose up against the dictatorship of Bashar Assad. Activists say nearly 30,000 Syrians have been killed.

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Source: Zaman website, Istanbul, in English 29 Sep 12

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