U.S. announce more aid to Syrian rebels

Posted on September 26, 2012


Planet | 03:44 pm
United States announced the weekend supplement to the Syrian rebellion for you to “protect and defend” a diplomat said Tuesday that country, which ruled that Washington deliver weapons to the opposition to Bashar al-Assad.

“We’ve been very clear about the type of assistance they will provide, and will continue” in that way, said the senior official told reporters on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who this week will hold a series of bilateral meetings, met on Tuesday with UN special envoy to the Arab League and Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi, and will do so on Friday with the group Friends of Syria countries.

“I hear that make announcements related to the financing” of the Syrian opposition, told reporters the U.S. official, pointing out however that there will be “changes in the basic nature” of backing the rebels.

United States maintains its tessitura of aid “nonlethal” in communications equipment and training, about 25 million to the Syrian opposition in the field.

Washington in early September increased to $ 103 million in humanitarian aid Syria and neighboring countries hosting refugees from that country.

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