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West expels Syrian diplomats

Western countries are expelling senior Syrian diplomats in response to the massacre of 108 people in Houla in Syria on Friday.

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Bulgaria expels Syrian diplomat

Bulgaria is expelling Syria's Charge d'Affaires as part of an international response to the massacre of civilians in the Syrian village of Houla, its Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday.

In a statement the ministry said:

Salah Soukkar will be informed today that he has to leave Bulgaria in the next 72 hours

Two other diplomats at the Syrian embassy will also be expelled and Bulgarian mission will temporarily close in Damascus and its diplomats will return.

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