Syria condemns the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris

Damascus, SANA_ Syria strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris which left a number of people dead and extended heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims and their colleagues.

An official source at the Foreign and Expatriates Ministry said, in a statement to SANA on Thursday, this terrorist act clearly shows the dangers of the outbreak of extremist terrorism which poses a threat to the stability and security of the world as a whole.

The source underlined the need for a serious policies that lead to collaboration of all efforts to eliminate the epidemic of terrorism.

“Syria has repeatedly warned of the dangers of supporting terrorism, especially that targeted Syria and the region, and warned that this terrorism will fall back on its supporters as events and threats, and that (terrorism) affected more than a European city confirms deficiency of the European policies and its responsibility for the bloodshed in Syria,” the source said.

“Syria, which is firmly combating extremist, terrorism and the best of its people fell victims of the terrorism coming from abroad, renews its call for correcting the wrong policies and commitment to combating all forms of terrorism according to International legitimacy, the latest of which were UN Security Council resolutions NOs. 2170 and 2178 and accountability of countries which have been providing all kinds of support to the terrorist groups” the source added.

Earlier Wednesday, 12 people were killed, including two policemen, and others were wounded in a terrorist attack on the French magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

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