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MOSCOW, October 6 (Itar-Tass) —— Moscow welcomes the fact that the United Nation’s Security Council reacted to the acts of terror in Syria, Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Saturday.
“At last, at the initiative of Russia, the UN Security Council reacted to the acts of terror in Syria,” he wrote in his Twitter microblog. “The complicated situation in that country requires objective analysis.”
The UN Security Council on Thursday condemned the incident with shelling of the Turkish city Akcakale, placing responsibility for this on the Syrian army. It is stated in a related statement of the UN Security Council adopted on Thursday.
The members of the Security Council condemned in the strongest terms the shelling by the Syrian armed forces of the Turkish town of Akcakale, which resulted in the deaths of five civilians, all of whom were women and children, as well as a number of injuries. The members of the Security Council offered their sincere condolences to the families of the victims and to the Government and people of Turkey, according to a UN press release.