U.S., allies agree on standards for which opposition groups in Syria will receive aid

By Karen DeYoung, February 21, 2014

The United States and its principal European and Arab allies have agreed on a unified way of providing Syrian rebel groups with aid, classifying them into those who should receive arms supplies and other assistance, those who are ineligible because of clear extremist ties, and those whose eligibility requires further discussion, according to U.S. and allied officials.

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