UK PM to push for strengthening Syria opposition in U.S. talks

LONDON Mon May 13, 2013 6:47am EDT

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Conservative Party's annual Spring Forum, in central London March 16, 2013. REUTERS/Suzanne Plunkett

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron speaks at the Conservative Party's annual Spring Forum, in central London March 16, 2013.

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron will push for ways to make opposition forces in Syria operationally stronger when he meets with U.S. president Barack Obama later on Monday, Cameron's spokesman said.

"The prime minister is keen to discuss with President Obama how we can both help together to establish a stronger and more credible opposition both politically and operationally inside Syria," Cameron's spokesman said.

(Reporting by Mohammed Abbas, editing by William James)

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