European Union enables Syrian war profiteering

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This video from Syria says about itself:

12 Syrians shot dead in Deir Ezzor by the Al Nusra Front.

By Johannes Stern in Germany:

European powers lift embargo, move to arm Syrian opposition

28 May 2013

On Monday the foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) met in Brussels and agreed not to renew the arms embargo against Syria. This will allow each European country to directly arm the Syrian opposition fighting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which was previously forbidden under the terms of a one-year EU embargo which is about to expire on Friday.

Europe’s former colonial powers in the Middle East, Britain and France, are leading the offensive to directly arm the Syrian rebels.

British foreign secretary William Hague cynically sought to present European plans to arm the rebels as part of a “political solution” to the conflict in Syria. He claimed that…

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