The European Union will discuss the question of easing an arms embargo preventing weapons supplies to Syrian rebels in the coming weeks, Foreign Secretary William Hague said at a meeting of the "Friends of Syria" in Istanbul.
This is a discussion we have to have in the EU over the next six weeks. We and France have said there will be a strong case for lifting the embargo, amending the embargo.
He said the opposition had given the clearest commitment yet at the meeting to working towards a democratic solution in Syria and condemning extremism.
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