Turkey says training of Syrian opposition may start before March

By REUTERS
December 19, 2014 17:40

 
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Turkey could begin training and equipping moderate Syrian opposition fighters before March, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday.

The US State Department said in October that Turkey had agreed to support the program, a core part of President Barack Obama's strategy in Syria to field local forces to hold and eventually roll back Islamic State insurgents.

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