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Pak expresses 'grave concern' on situation in Syria

Press Trust of India  |  Islamabad 

today expressed "grave concern" over the situation in and urged all sides to follow the UN Charter and resolve the crisis in the war-torn country.

(FO) in a statement also condemned the use of in

The US, Britain and carried out a wave of pre-dawn strikes against the Syrian regime today in response to a attack.

"We are following the situation in with grave concern. We call on all sides to refrain from actions inconsistent with the UN Charter," it said.

said it was important to establish facts through urgent and transparent investigations by the and called on all parties to strive for an agreement within the OPCW framework and extend full support to the organisation.

"At this time our thoughts are with the people of Syria who have suffered as a result of ongoing turmoil in that country. We hope that all parties will work to find an to end the suffering of the Syrian people," the FO said.

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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 22:25 IST