Why Britain's aid to Syrian rebels could help turn the tide
AFTER months of ducking the issue a Western country has finally decided to respond to the cry that "something must be done" in Syria.
AFTER months of ducking the issue a Western country has finally decided to respond to the cry that \"something must be done\" in Syria.
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by Trevor Royle Diplomatic Editor
At the end of a week which saw Syrian government forces win back control of the northern city of Aleppo, Britain's foreign secretary William Hague announced that he will provide an aid package worth £5 million for the rebel forces that have spent the past 17 months attempting to oust President Bashar al-Assad.
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