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Austria opposes UK on Syria

Posted by seumasach on May 15, 2013

Austria says UK push to arm Syrian rebels would violate international law

Guardian

14th May, 2013

“Die Briten sind not amused,” is how Die Presse reported it today. “The Brits are not amused.” The Austrian foreign ministry circulated a discussion paper (known in Brussels jargon as a non-paper) among the EU member states yesterday forcefully rebutting British and French arguments for amending the European embargo on Syria to allow weapons shipments to the rebels.

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