Syria complains to UN over McCain, Kouchner visits

Syria's Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari addresses the United Nations Security Council during a meeting on September 19, 2014 in New York CitySyria has complained to the United Nations after US Senator John McCain, former French foreign minister Bernard Kouchner and other prominent figures entered the country without visas. Syria’s UN ambassador Bashar Jaafari said in a letter to the Security Council that countries must take “immediate measures” against nationals who travel to his country illegally. Washington’s former ambassador to Croatia, David Galbraith, visited Syria in December, and a former Kuwaiti lawmaker, Walid al-Tabtaba’i, was cited for his 2013 trip, in the letter obtained by AFP on Monday.

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