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French Condemns Attack on Syrian Hospital

2016-02-16 08:50:12       source:ABC News

February 15, 2016


"The latest on the civil war in Syria (all times local):


11:55 p.m.


France's new foreign minister has issued a statement in which he has 'firmly' condemned the bombing of a hospital in northern Syria run by Doctors Without Borders.


Jean-Marc Ayrault said Monday that attacks like these, in which six patients and a hospital employee were killed, are 'unacceptable and must stop immediately.'


He said that they 'could constitute war crimes.' Ayrault, who was given the post of foreign minister last week following the departure of Laurent Fabius, said that countries should work to guarantee the delivery of humanitarian assistance in all troubled areas of Syria."


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