Western Aid EU May Provide Training to Syrian Rebels

The European Union may be preparing to provide weapons training to rebels in Syria, SPIEGEL has learned. Whereas the statement issued by Brussels last week mentioned merely "technical assistance," both the UK and France might provide more hands-on help. Calls for arming the rebels are also increasing.
A Free Syrian Army fighter: Rebels are demanding more support from the West.

A Free Syrian Army fighter: Rebels are demanding more support from the West.

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