Syrian regime loses legitimacy by killing protesters: France
The Syrian government is losing legitimacy by killing protesters in a bloody crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations there, French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe said on Tuesday.
"A government that kills its citizens because its citizens want to express themselves and install a real democracy loses its legitimacy," Juppe told journalists.
Hundreds of people have reportedly been killed in weeks of anti-regime protests in Syria.
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