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Press Statement
Sean McCormack
Washington, DC
March 28, 2008


Syria: Attack on Kurdish Syrians

The United States condemns the attack on the Kurdish Syrian population by Syrian security forces that left three civilians dead and others severely injured in the northeastern city of Qamishli following the March 20 Nowruz celebrations. We call upon the Syrian government to refrain from using violent measures to repress Kurdish civilians and to open a full, independent investigation of the incident.

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