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Syrian National Council urges help for besieged city of Homs

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Text by HÜRRIYET DAILY NEWS

Latest update : 2013-07-05

Syria’s leading opposition group, the Syrian National Council, has urged the international community to help prevent the strategic city of Homs from falling into the hands of President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

Syria’s main opposition group, the Syrian National Coalition (SNC), has called on the international community to help, urging that the fall of Homs would put any political solution in jeopardy, as they gathered in Istanbul to elect a new president.

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Date created : 2013-07-05

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