Statement by Mr Edmond Panariti, Chairman of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania, on the Syrian bombing in Turkey

04.10.2012 - "I firmly condemn the shelling of the Turkish village of Akçakale by Syrian forces yesterday. I express my condolences to the families of the victims and my solidarity with the Turkish government and the Turkish people. I urge the Syrian authorities once again to put an immediate end to violence, to refrain from any attempt to spread the conflict across the borders and to strictly abide by their obligations under international law."