2000ft Syrian flag being held up by supporters of President Assad
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Damascus show of support for Syrian President Assad

Supporters of President Assad have unfurled a 2,000ft flag in central Damascus to show their support for him.

Syrian TV said the demonstration was to express Syrian national unity.

Syria has called on the people of Jisr al-Shughour to return to the town, three days after an army attack restored government control there.

  • 15 Jun 2011
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