Syrian opposition leader praises Turkey

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US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) speaks to the media before a meeting with Syrian Opposition Council President Khaled Khoja (L) at the Department of State in Washington, DC, USA, 30 April 2015.

Syrian opposition leader praises Turkey


The Western-backed Syrian National Coalition, which aims to replace the Bashar al-Assad government, praised Turkey for joining Saudi Arabia and Qatar in increasing military aid to opposition groups fighting the Assad’s regime.

As reported by Turkey’s English-language newspaper Today’s Zaman, the coalition’s new president, Khaled Khoja, thanked Turkey for helping to swing the pendulum in favour of the resurgent militants.

According to Khoja, moderate opposition groups, as well as the al-Qae...


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