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  11/16/2011, Cheshvan 19, 5772

Syria Apologizes to Jordan over Embassy Attack

The Syrian government apologized to Jordan on Wednesday over an attack against the Jordanian embassy in Damascus, the state-run Petra news agency reported.

According to Jordan's foreign ministry spokesman Mohammad Kayed, Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mekdad apologized at a meeting with Arab ambassadors in Damascus for similar attacks on several Arab diplomatic missions in the Syrian capital in the last few days, including the Jordanian embassy.