Shelling of the Russian Embassy in Damascus

Press Statement
Marie Harf
Deputy Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
September 22, 2013

The United States condemns the shelling today that hit the Russian Embassy compound in Damascus and expresses its concern for the welfare of those injured in the incident. We condemn any attack against individuals or facilities protected by international law. The United States continues to emphasize that those responsible for atrocities on all sides must be held accountable.

PRN: 2013/1155