The United States said on Monday it would recognize the main opposition Syrian National Coalition offices as a diplomatic foreign mission, and announced plans for a $27 million increase in non-lethal ... more 
The United States said on Monday it would recognize the main opposition Syrian National Coalition offices as a diplomatic foreign mission, and announced plans for a $27 million increase in non-lethal assistance to rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad. The announcement came at the start of a visit to Washington by a Syrian opposition delegation led by Ahmad Jarba, president of the coalition, also known as the Syrian Opposition Coalition. He is set to meet U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday. less 
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