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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 greets Cameron with smile and handshake

David Cameron was greeted by the French President Francois Hollande with a smile and a handshake at the EU Summit in Brussels this morning.

Even though Syria is not officially on the agenda, Britain and France may raise the issue on the second anniversary of the uprising. France and Britain want to supply arms to the rebels.

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