Russian Official Urges Defense of Christians in Syria in Wake of Chemical Attack
August 21, 2013
Vladimir Bulygin, head of the Constitutional Legislation Committee of Russia’s Federation Council, has called on the Russian government to defend Syrian Christians and to seek the help of the international community.
The calls come as reports are emerging from Syria that more than 1,000 people may have been killed in the largest attack in the two-year conflict.
“Syria’s Christians are in serious danger, as the world ignored crimes committed against them. Russia should speak, publicly, about this disaster in the international fora to draw the world’s attention to their suffering in Syria,” Bulygin said during an interview with Novosti News Agency.
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