Kerry says Syrian opposition needs more help

PARIS Wed Feb 27, 2013 8:56am EST

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the Foreign Ministry in Paris February 27, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool (FRANCE - Tags: POLITICS)

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrives at the Foreign Ministry in Paris February 27, 2013.

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PARIS (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday that the Syrian opposition needed more help in its struggle against President Bashar al-Assad, but did not say whether Washington planned additional aid.

"He needs to know he cannot shoot his way out of this so we need to convince him of that and I think the opposition needs more help in order to be able to do that. And we are working together to have a united position in respect to that," Kerry said in Paris ahead of a meeting in Rome on the crisis.

(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed and Alexandria Sage; Editing by Alison Williams)

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Tiu wrote:
I didn’t think his “we’re here to listen” line was anything more than the usual lie which trips so easily of the tongues of our leaders these day.
He is just another barrow-boy for Naziyahoo.

Feb 27, 2013 11:14am EST  --  Report as abuse
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