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Prometheus Bound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 06:24 PM
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Libya’s new rulers offer weapons to Syrian rebels
Source: Telegraph

Libya’s new rulers offer weapons to Syrian rebels
By Ruth Sherlock, in Misurata
11:34PM GMT 25 Nov 2011

Syrian rebels held secret talks with Libya's new authorities on Friday, aiming to secure weapons and money for their insurgency against President Bashar al-Assad's regime, The Daily Telegraph has learned.

At the meeting, which was held in Istanbul and included Turkish officials, the Syrians requested "assistance" from the Libyan representatives and were offered arms, and potentially volunteers.

"There is something being planned to send weapons and even Libyan fighters to Syria," said a Libyan source, speaking on condition of anonymity. "There is a military intervention on the way. Within a few weeks you will see."

The Telegraph has also learned that preliminary discussions about arms supplies took place when members of the Syrian National Council – the country's main opposition movement – visited Libya earlier this month.

"The Libyans are offering money, training and weapons to the Syrian National Council," added Wisam Taris, a human rights campaigner with links to the SNC.

The disclosure came as rebels raided an air force base outside the city of Homs and killed six pilots, according to a statement by the country's military.

Read more: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/middleeast/sy...
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bluedigger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 06:37 PM
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1. "Secret meetings"
Secret for how long? Ten minutes? :rofl:
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Muskypundit Donating Member (417 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Nov-25-11 10:47 PM
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2. Viva la revolution.
Both those countrys should be thankful their nations entire populace isn't entranced by lies like ours. They at least stand a chance.
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ellisonz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Nov-26-11 03:53 AM
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3. Good.
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