US Secretary of State John Kerry said that $127 million of non-lethal assistance already given to Syrian opposition is providing food, medical kits and support for local leaders.
He said: "For the last several months we have steadily increased our non-lethal assistance to more than $127 million and that aid is providing food now, medical kits now, and support for local leaders who are trying to lay the groundwork for a stable and a democratic future."
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