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  8/3/2011, Av 3, 5771

Holland Calls for More Sanctions on Syria


Dutch Foreign Minister Uri Rosenthal is expected to meet with the Syrian ambassador to The Hague and discuss with him the violent riots in his country, Rosenthal’s office said Tuesday. No details were provided as to when the meeting would take place.

A spokesman for the Dutch Foreign Ministry said that The Hague does not intend to return its ambassador to Syria due to the ongoing violence in the country. The spokesman added that the Netherlands is calling for additional sanctions on Syria by the UN Security Council.