|Date: 27/05/2012 Time: 11:45:00 PM
The Spanish Foreign Ministry Sunday condemned in
strong terms "the barbaric massacre" which took place in Houla town, Homs
Governorate, central Syria, on Friday and led to more than 90 civilian deaths,
including 34 children under the age of 10.
The government of Spain calls for an urgent probe into the despicable
crime, an immediate halt to all forms of violence in Syria, and non-resort to
heavy weapons against civilians, a ministry statement said.
Spain is following up the regrettable incidents in Syria notably the
massacre in Houla and urges the international community to do more efforts to
end the suffering of the Syrian people and ensure the safety of all citizens,
The statement highlighted the need for the conflicting parties to help
advance the six-point plan for resolving the conflict peacefully devised by
the UN-Arab League joint special envoy Kofi Annan.