US says increasing support to Syrian opposition

May 8, 2012 21:42

UNITED NATIONS - Syria has not complied with a UN-backed peace plan and the United States is increasing "non-lethal" support to the opposition groups trying to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad, US Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice said on Tuesday.

"We are increasing our support to unify and strengthen the opposition through non-lethal assistance," Rice told reporters.

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