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Syria: US travel ban absurd

July 6, 2007
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Syria has described as absurd a US travel ban on Syrian officials, saying it indicates the failure of US policy in the Middle East.

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moualem said the move to stop the Syrian officials from entering the US “did not need comment because of its absurdity.”

“American statements against Syria only show the failure of American policy in the region … especially in Iraq,” he told reporters in Damascus on Tuesday, Reuters reported.


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Syria seals border with Lebanon

June 23, 2007
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Syrian authorities have closed a border crossing with northeastern Lebanon without giving a reason, amid earlier closure of two other crossings.

Posted in Lebanon, Syria

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