Gulf Arab states recognize Syrian opposition coalition

By REUTERS
November 12, 2012 19:12




DUBAI - The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) said on Monday it will recognize Syria's newly formed opposition coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people.

Syrian opposition groups struck a deal in Doha on Sunday to form a broad coalition to overthrow President Bashar Assad.

"The GCC declares its recognition of the Syrian national coalition ... as the legitimate representative of the brotherly Syrian people," Abdulatif al-Zayani, the GCC's secretary general, said in a statement.

Related Content
Breaking news
October 17, 2017
Report: Harvey Weinstein resigns from Weinstein Co board

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 15 - 31
    Beer Sheva
    17 - 29
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 17 - 26
    Jerusalem
    17 - 28
    Haifa
  • 20 - 32
    Elat
    19 - 32
    Tiberias