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France funding Syrian rebels
in new push to oust Assad

Guardian [UK], by Martin Chulov

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Posted By:horacer, 12/7/2012 9:33:57 PM

Ankara - France has emerged as the most prominent backer of Syria´s armed opposition and is now directly funding rebel groups around Aleppo as part of a new push to oust the embattled Assad regime. Large sums of cash have been delivered by French government proxies across the Turkish border to rebel commanders in the past month, diplomatic sources have confirmed. The money has been used to buy weapons inside Syria and to fund armed operations against loyalist forces. The French moves have stopped short of direct supply of weapons –

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There are reports we have military advisors inside Syria with the French. If so, it´s likely we have special forces too. NATO is marching to war and they want us in the front.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Blackeagle, 12/8/2012 12:09:10 AM     (No. 9054676)

I wonder whether this is ´French policy´ - or merely the policy of Socialist President Hollande. Careful what you wish for François.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: GO3, 12/8/2012 12:47:28 AM     (No. 9054698)

I guess they want their old colony back.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Twiggy, 12/8/2012 1:35:03 AM     (No. 9054713)

I thought the Syrian rebels were the terrorists.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: provide, 12/8/2012 6:52:48 AM     (No. 9054829)

"Peugots roasting as an open fire."

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