Assad’s foes get nod from Obama
They represent Syria, he asserts
Posted: December 12, 2012 at 12:55 a.m.
President Barack Obama declared Syria’s main opposition group the sole “legitimate representative” of its country’s people Tuesday, deeming the move “a big step” in the international diplomatic efforts to end Syrian President Bashar Assad’s embattled regime.
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