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Obama Adds Legitimacy To Syrian Rebel Group

Posted: December 12, 2012

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President Obama said the U.S. will recognize a newly formed Syrian opposition group as the country's legitimate representative. That will allow the group to channel international aid money into Syria as well as draw-up plans for a transitional government if the regime of Syrian President Assad falls.

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