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Bahrain's Crown Prince Calls for National Mourning

Saturday, 19 Feb 2011 09:38 AM

 

DUBAI, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Bahrain's crown prince on Saturday called for a national day of mourning "for the sons we have lost", the state news agency reported.

Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Force, called for calm, asking citizens to unite and cooperate with all political forces in the country.

"I stress, once more, that our duty is to preserve security and stability, to ensure that there is no discord and that the situation does not worsen," the statement on Bahrain's national news agency said.

"Join us to calm the situation, so that we can announce a day of mourning for our lost sons."

He earlier ordered the withdrawal of all military from the streets of Bahrain with immediate effect. (Reporting by Martina Fuchs; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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