White House condemns Syrian attack

2012-05-26 22:50

Washington - The White House says it is horrified by the brutal attack in Syria that killed more than 90 people, including at least 32 children.

National Security Council spokesperson Erin Pelton said on Saturday that the attack serves as a "vile testament to an illegitimate regime" of President Bashar Assad.

The head of the UN observer team said the assault on Houla, a group of villages northwest of the besieged city of Homs, killed more than 60 adults and at least 32 children under the age of 10.

The White House says the Syrian regime is responding to peaceful political protest with "unspeakable and inhuman brutality".

  • fred.fraser.12 - 2012-05-26 23:17

    Then do something about it! Don't give your power away to the gun-running Russian regime, and the autocratic self-centered Chinese regime.

      fred.fraser.12 - 2012-05-28 04:20

      You speak with a forked tongue. You supported Russia and China's veto in the Security Council of concerted action against Assad.

  • AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-05-27 04:28

    Words alone is no longer acceptable. This MASS MURDERER of Damascus must be stopped, by any means !!

      danny.levin.351 - 2012-05-27 07:27

      Anthony, the cANCer Govt has not said ANYTHING in condemnation of the mass murder carried out by the Syrian Govt. this ammount to supporting them.

      AnthonyfromAfrica - 2012-05-27 07:53

      Danny, Totally agree with you, our government is totally useles when it comes to its foreign policy issues. ( You probably referring to my support for JZ in other stories, I do so as the alternative of having Tokyo Sexwale , and than for sure, Julius Malema, running our next government, pretty scary !! )

      fred.fraser.12 - 2012-05-28 04:20

      The chances of that happening are close to zero, thankfully.

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