Turkey vows support for Syrian rebels

Envoy: Shouldn’t press for talks while Assad still rules

Posted: February 4, 2013 at 12:31 a.m.

Syrians search through the debris of destroyed buildings on Sunday after an airstrike hit the neighborhood of Eastern Ansari in Aleppo, Syria. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the bombardment by Syrian troops killed at least 16 people, including 10 children.

Turkey pledged its continued support for the Syrian opposition on Sunday, saying its leaders should not be pressured into talks with the regime as civil war rages.

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