U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the Syrian Opposition Coalition was the “legitimate voice of the Syrian people,” and for the first time will receive direct, non-lethal support from Washington. He warned that Syria’s long-time dictator, President Bashar Assad, was an individual “out of time, and who must be out of power.”
Kerry spoke in Rome alongside his Italian counterpart and the head of the Opposition Coalition, Mouaz al-Khatib, on the sidelines of an international conference on Syria.
Secretary Kerry said that the U.S will not provide weapons or soldiers, but it will give food and medical supplies and pledge millions of dollars so that the Syrian opposition can begin to provide security and govern liberated parts of Syria.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the Syrian Opposition Coalition was the…
by Tactical-Life / Feb 28, 2013