Saturday, February 19, 2011

Obama condemns use of violence in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen

Barack Obama on Friday condemned the use of violence against demonstrators in Bahrain, Libya and Yemen, and urged the governments of these countries to exercise restraint.The U.S. president said he was "deeply concerned" by reports of violence in the country holding demonstrations against the regime."The United States condemns the use of violence by governments against peaceful demonstrators in the country and wherever it might happen, " said Bush. His statement was read by a spokesman for the White House Jay Carney reporters aboard Air Force One traveling with Barack Obama between California and Oregon.
"The United States calls on governments of Bahrain, Libya and Yemen to exercise restraint in their response to peaceful protests and to respect the rights of their peoples, "said Barack Obama.

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