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  Tishrei 26, 5772 , 24/10/11

Syria Recalls Ambassador to US

Syria on Monday recalled its ambassador to Washington for consultations. The move was in response to the recall of U.S. ambassador to Damascus Robert Ford to Washington several weeks ago.

Ford was recalled after he received several threats to his life, the State Department said.

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