PM: Lift Syria rebels arms ban

David Cameron and French president Francois Hollande will press the EU today to lift an arms embargo against Syria, and unblock military aid to rebels fighting the Assad regime.

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Hollande and Cameron discuss arming Syria rebels

I've just learnt from an EU contact that at the request of French President Francois Hollande, he and David Cameron have just had one-to-one talks on arming Syria rebels, ahead of the start of the Euro Council.

The talks took place within 10 minutes of both arriving at the Brussels summit.

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