US Considers Closing Syrian Embassy in Wake of Massacres

The uprising against Assad has killed an estimated 5,400 people since March. Although the revolt began with mostly peaceful protests, an increasingly strong armed element has developed, and many people are now fighting the regime.

The department said the administration has asked Syria to take additional security measures to protect the U.S. Embassy, and the Syrian government "is considering that request."

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US Considers Closing Syrian Embassy in Wake of Massacres

The uprising against Assad has killed an estimated 5,400 people since March. Although the revolt began with mostly peaceful protests, an increasingly strong armed element has developed, and many people are now fighting the regime.

The department said the administration has asked Syria to take additional security measures to protect the U.S. Embassy, and the Syrian government "is considering that request."

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