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EU Cutting Back in Damascus Due to Security Concerns

The European Union has decided to reduce its Syrian activities to a minimum level because of security concerns, an EU official said on Monday.

"The EU delegation has decided to reduce activities in Damascus to a minimum level due to the current security conditions," a spokesman for EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said in response to a question from Reuters.