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The civil war in Syria now the leader of the rebel forces the opposition army says it is guys just have the right weapons.
They could take out the Syrian regime in less than a month.
The rebel general is calling for the international community to give them weapons weapons like anti tank and anti aircraft missiles.
So they can properly fight the regime that has killed tens of thousands of innocent men women and children.
He specifically calls for the west to step in and help.
Added that it -- support problems of the weapon found.
We don't put the weapon probably.
A lot of products in -- money.
Well the United States does support the rebels would direct nonlethal aid.
But the US is stopped short of giving them weapons out of fears that they could fall into the wrong hands.
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Meanwhile Persian gulf nations including Saudi Arabia and -- have been arming those rebel fighters.
The fox Morse chief correspondent -- United Nations tonight this is the most direct appeal that we've heard yet from these rebels.
Yeah I was a very clear message that clearest possible from the head of the Free Syrian Army.
And very significant to -- that he chose to deliver that message today in English lessons.
If you -- activity say we need we got.
-- -- -- -- Let's stop getting.
But -- -- Who is headed to depend a lot that the.
Now the US is reluctant to -- weapons directly to the rebels simply because they do not know.
Who some of those -- solve all Waltz that aims -- That -- on this gold today when 21.
United Nations peacekeepers.
Would taken hostage in the -- disputed area of the Golan Heights between Israel and the Syria.
The UN has strongly condemned that hostage taking.
And called for the immediate release all of those peacekeepers -- and the Syrian people Jonathan running for the borders.
Yeah on top of the 70000.
Killed during this -- two year old conflict.
The UN report today revealed that some one that millions Syrians are now refugees as a result.
All of that this ongoing war -- take a look at the figures from -- recent conflicts Libya just two years ago 101000 killed.
Refugees the western nations into being directly Kosovo 199910.
And a half thousand killed.
Refugees western nations into being directly and then in Bosnia between 92 and 95.
I ran the same 100000.
Killed and one that.
Million refugees again.
Western nations intervened it directly but right now that seems no appetite for that chat on the -- -- western nations acting in Syria despite the fact that the death told -- increased again today with opposition activists saying that Syria and have planes carried out airstrikes in the northern city -- -- up.
-- something like thirteen nine the Syrian civilians -- Jonathan Hunt at the United Nations.
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