May 27, 2013

Too Many Cooks: EU divided over arming Syrian rebels

The EU remains divided on whether to ease sanctions against Syria, allowing weapon shipments to rebel fighters. France and the UK are pushing hard for arms supplies, however some EU members oppose ending the embargo which expires on Friday.

This, as Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and the US Secretary of State John Kerry are to meet in Paris to prepare a peace conference on Syria.


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