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UK ‘may arm’ Syrian rebels

Posted By admin On November 8, 2012 @ 6:47 am In World News | Comments Disabled

UK Press Association [1]
Nov 8, 2012

Syrian rebels could be armed by the UK in a fresh push to oust President Bashar Assad and end the bloodshed after David Cameron ordered officials to re-examine all options.

A Downing Street official said the Prime Minister wanted to put previously rejected measures “back on the table” amid frustration at the failure to halt the 20-month conflict.

Mr Cameron had vowed to redouble his efforts after visiting a refugee camp in Jordan and hearing “horrendous” stories of some of those who have fled the violence.

British diplomats are already set for talks with opposition military commanders as part of the renewed drive – which the premier said should be a top priority for newly-re-elected US president Barack Obama.

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[1] UK Press Association: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/uk-may-arms-syrian-rebels-004832108.html

[2] UK says no evidence Syrian rebels used chemical weapons despite UN probe: http://www.prisonplanet.com/uk-says-no-evidence-syrian-rebels-used-chemical-weapons-despite-un-probe.html

[3] Britain seeks to lift ban on arming Syrian rebels: Hague: http://www.prisonplanet.com/britain-seeks-to-lift-ban-on-arming-syrian-rebels-hague.html

[4] West training Syrian rebels in Jordan: http://www.prisonplanet.com/west-training-syrian-rebels-in-jordan.html

[5] US troop buildup in Jordan after Turkey shuts US-NATO arms corridor to Syrian rebels: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-troop-buildup-in-jordan-after-turkey-shuts-us-nato-arms-corridor-to-syrian-rebels.html

[6] UN Propaganda Asset Angelina Jolie Treks to Syrian Refugee Camp: http://www.prisonplanet.com/un-propaganda-asset-angelina-jolie-treks-to-syrian-refugee-camp.html

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