Friday, January 12, 2007

Blast at U.S. embassy called terrorism

AFP Photo: Bomb squad officers collect evidence. Unidentified attackers have fired a rocket into the US embassy...
By NICHOLAS PAPHITIS, Associated Press Writer

ATHENS, Greece - The U.S. Embassy in Athens came under fire early Friday from a rocket that exploded inside the modern glass-front building but caused no casualties in an attack police suspect was the work of Greek leftists.

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Greece's Public Order Minister said police were examining the authenticity of anonymous phone calls to a private security company claiming responsibility on behalf of Revolutionary Struggle, a militant left-wing group.

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Polydoras said Greece "strongly condemns" the attack.

"We believe it is a symbolic act," he said. "It is an attempt to disrupt our country's international relations."

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Camouflage! The little pawns have started being moved. Interesting location.

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