Governments pledge more support to Syrian opposition

Western and Arab governments have pledged more political and material support to the Syrian opposition, Reuters reports citing a statement released.

The Friends of Syria group deplored the "unabated" arms supply to President Bashar al-Assad's government by third countries.

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UK 'could arm Syria rebels'

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said the UK can not "rule out" supplying arms to Syrian rebels in the future. Meanwhile, President al-Assad has accused the UK of having a "naive, confused and unrealistic" approach to his country's civil war.