Syria Urges UN to Condemn Beheading of Child by Western-backed Fighters

Foreign ministry calls on UN to condemn the "ugly" and "repulsive" act against the 12-year-old Palestinian boy near Aleppo city

Syria’s Foreign Ministry has demanded the UN condemn the recent beheading of a Palestinian boy by a US-backed rebel group in Aleppo earlier this week.

A video emerged online on Tuesday purportedly showing militants of the Nour al-Din al-Zenki group decapitating a 12-year-old child in a camp for Palestinian refugees near Aleppo city.

The ministry called on the UN to condemn the crime against the boy, which it described as an “ugly” and “repulsive” act committed against an innocent child.

It also demanded punitive measures be taken against countries that support and finance terrorism in order to prevent them from hindering international peace and security.

This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.


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