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Syria opposition coalition welcomes British recognition
November 20, 2012 / 1:15 PM / 5 years ago

Syria opposition coalition welcomes British recognition

CAIRO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - The Cairo-based Syrian National Coalition opposition group on Tuesday welcomed Britain’s official recognition of it as the sole legitimate representative of the Syrian people, a coalition spokesman said.

“This step is very important and I think it will encourage more Syrians to join the coalition and trust it and it will also encourage other European states to recognise it,” Walid al-Bunni, the coalition spokesman, told Reuters.

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