RUSSIAN EMBASSY ATTACKED BY MORTARS IN DAMASCUS
MOSCOW, The Russian Embassy in Syria was attacked twice by mortars on Thursday and Friday, causing no casualty, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.
The mortars were fired from the Jobar district of Damascus, which is partially controlled by terrorists, according to the statement.
One of the mortars exploded between the office and residential buildings in the compound of the embassy, and the other landed 20 meters from the main entrance to the embassy, it said.
The terrorist attacks “obviously aimed to disrupt the cessation of hostilities and derail efforts to promote the political process in Syria,” said the statement.
Russia will punish the shelling of its embassy, vowing to continue “a determined and uncompromising struggle” against the terrorists in Syria.
The country also called on the international community to join efforts to eliminate the Islamic State, the Nusra Front and their supporters in the Middle Eastern country and the whole region.
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