February 24, 2013

Who Just Started Arming Syria's Rebels?

Michael Weiss, NOW Lebanon

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The Council of the European Union renewed its arms embargo on Syria this week by another three months, with the slight amendment to allow for "greater non-lethal support and technical assistance for the protection of civilians." The council further affirmed that it would "actively continue the work underway to assess and review, if necessary, the sanctions regime against Syria in order to support and help the opposition."

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