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Syrian ambassador to France denies resignation
Lamia Chakkour says she will bring a lawsuit to condemn France 24 for acts of disinformation after the news channel featured a false telephone interview with a woman claiming to be her, who said she had resigned from her position in protest at the Assad government's repression of protests.
Syria's ambassador to France strongly denied a report on Tuesday that she had resigned in protest at the government's repression of protests, saying it was part of a campaign of disinformation against Damascus.
Ambassador Lamia Chakkour, shown standing in front of a portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the Paris embassy, told France's BFM television that the report by news channel France 24, featuring a telephone interview with a woman claiming to be her, was false….