Thursday, February 28, 2013

Rome summit pledges $60 millions to Syrian opposition

"..."The ministers pledged more political and material support to the (Syrian National) coalition ... They gave no detail of what kind of support would be supplied....
Speaking after talks with the Syrian opposition and mainly European and Arab countries supporting them, John Kerry, the US secretary of state, said his country would provide Syrian opposition with $60m in new aid and work with rebel fighters.The US plans for the first time to provide non-lethal aid, including food rations and medical supplies, to opposition fighters battling the Syrian government ..."

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