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Hague meets Syria opposition

Foreign Secretary William Hague is meeting a group of Syrian rebel leaders in London. Hague said he will discuss the possibility of providing more non-lethal assistance.

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Foreign Secretary and Syrian opposition leaders in London

William Hague and leaders of the Syrian opposition pose for pictures in Whitehall ahead of a meeting to discuss the group's plan for political transition, as it fights to oust president Bashar Assad's regime.

Foreign Secretary William Hague shakes hands with President Sheikh Ahmed Mu'az Al-Khatb of the Syrian opposition movement. Credit: PA

The Foreign Secretary met with President Sheikh Ahmed Mu'az Al-Khatb and Suheir Atass of the Syrian opposition movement at the Foreign and Commonwealth office in Whitehall, London.

William Hague with President Sheikh Ahmed Mu'az Al-Khatb (third right) of the Syrian opposition movement, and Suheir Atassi (far right). Credit: PA

Britain is expected to decide within days whether to recognise the new Syrian opposition coalition as the legitimate voice of the country's people.

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