Report: UK planning to provide military aid to Syria rebels

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December 11, 2012 05:48

 
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Britain is part of an international coalition devising a plan to provide military training along with air and naval support to Syrian rebels, British newspaper The Independent reported Monday.

According to the report, "the head of Britain’s armed forces, General Sir David Richards, hosted a confidential meeting in London a few weeks ago attended by the military chiefs of France, Turkey, Jordan, Qatar and the UAE, and a three-star American general, in which the strategy was discussed at length."

The conference was held  at the behest of British Prime Minister David Cameron, The Independent said citing senior Whitehall officials.

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