Monday, May 13, 2013

Britain to double 'non-lethal' support to Syrian opposition forces as Cameron warns Assad he cannot win military battle

Britain is to double its support for Syrian opposition forces, as David Cameron left the door open to providing arms in the coming weeks,
The Prime Minister said ending the bloody conflict was the most pressing global challenge, and pledged to step up the non-lethal equipment being shipped to forces trying to overthrow President Assad.

He warned that without providing more than ‘technical advice’ to moderate Syrian rebels, there was a risk that extremists groups would take hold.