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Tue, 08/09/2011 - 10:31
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GCC chief lauds King Abdullah''s speech on Syria

RIYADH, Aug 8 (KUNA) -- Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Abdullatif Al-Zayani hailed on Monday the speech made last night by Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz on the crackdown on anti-government protesters in Syria.
In his speech, the king voiced grave concern over the spiraling violence against protesters and asserted that there was "no justification for the bloodshed." Al-Zayani said the speech expressed the brave, honorable and patriotic stance of the custodian of the two holy mosques.
"King Abdullah stated unequivocal rejection of the continued bloodshed and the rising numbers of casualties among the sons of the brotherly people of Syria.
"He usually speaks for the Arab and Muslim nations whose hearts are bleeding for the ongoing humanitarian disaster in Syria," the GCC chief pointed out.
Al-Zayani echoed the sincere call of the monarch fo r giving precedence to wisdom, reason and national responsibility in handling the crisis in Syria with a view to realizing the aspirations of all Arab and Muslim nations for security, stability and prosperity.