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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.

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Assad accuses Britain of 'militarising' Syrian civil war

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has accused Britain of having a "naive, confused and unrealistic" approach to his country's bloody civil war.

Speaking to The Sunday Times correspondent Hala Jaber, President Assad said Britain had a poor history of negotiating peace and accused the British government of "militarising" the conflict for its own ends.

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