Statement: Arab states are free to offer rebels military support
Published Wednesday 06/03/2013 22:31
CAIRO (Reuters) -- Arab states are free to offer military support to rebels fighting the forces of Syrian President Bashar Assad if they wish, according a final statement of Arab League ministers on Wednesday.
The statement was issued at the end of a meeting of the League ministers in Cairo.
Previously the League had stressed that the Syrian opposition and rebels should be supported by humanitarian and diplomatic means.