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Russia worried by attack on U.S. diplomats

Moscow - Russia expressed deep concern on Wednesday over an attack that killed the U.S. ambassador to Libya and said it considers all attacks on diplomats to be “manifestations of terrorism”.

“Moscow views the events in Cairo and particularly in Benghazi, which led to the tragic deaths of four American diplomats, with deep concern,” the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The United States consulate in Benghazi, Libya, is seen in flames during a protest by an armed group. Credit: Reuters

“We decisively condemn all attacks on foreign diplomatic representations and their employees as manifestations of terrorism that can have no justification,” it said. - Reuters

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