EU urges dialogue in Bahrain.
concern over the violence in Bahrain and called for dialogue to resolve the
"We are very concerned about the serious violence on the streets of
Bahrain. We take note that security forces belonging to Gulf Cooperation
Council countries are being deployed in Bahrain following the request of the
government of Bahrain, " Maja Kocijancic , spokesperson for EU foreign policy
chief Catherine Ashton, told a news conference here this afternoon.
"As we have stated in the past we believe that the dialogue is the only way
to solve the current crisis. We repeat the call we have already made in the
past on all sides to exercise the outmost restraint and calm in order to avoid
further casualties and turmoil, " she said.
"We also call on the security forces present to respect human rights and
fundamental freedom including the right to assemble freely and peacefully.
We also urge all sides to take necessary steps to create the conditions and
engage in serious and comprehensive dialogue without delay, " added the
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|Date:||Mar 15, 2011|
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