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Global Europe 28-05-2013

Britain, France block renewed weapons embargo against Syria

Britain and France are free to supply weapons to Syrian rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad starting in August, after attempts to renew an EU arms embargo on Syria failed yesterday (27 May).
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Global Europe 12-03-2013

Foreign Affairs Council on the Syrian conflict

France urged the European Union to look again at lifting an arms embargo on Syria to help rebels fighting President Bashar al-Assad, putting it at odds with Germany which said such a step could spread conflict in the region.