The closed Syrian embassy is pictured in Washington on March 18, 2014. (AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad)
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The United States Wednesday hit back at Syrian accusations that it was flouting international law by closing down Damascus's embassy in Washington.The State Department also denied Russian allegations that by shuttering the mission in Washington's upscale embassy district it was abandoning its role as co-sponsor of the Syrian peace talks.The Syrian ambassador left Washington in December 2011, and Psaki Wednesday revised the figures for how many Syrian staff were left saying it was over a dozen.
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