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5 million for reformers in Syria

5 million for reformers in Syria

WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – The United States will hand out about $5 million in grants to democratic reformers in Syria, the State Department announced on Friday.

It did not indicate which Syrian groups would get the funds but said they were aimed at “accelerating the work of reformers”.

“The United States stands firmly with courageous men and women struggling for their freedom across the Middle East, including in Syria,” said senior State Department official Elizabeth Cheney, who announced the grants.

US wants to boost sanctions against Syria

WASHINGTON: Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said Thursday that the United States wants to strengthen its sanctions against Syria and is trying to convince other nations to follow suit.

“We intend to use the Syrian Accountability Act and use it to its fullest,” the top US diplomat told Congress, referring to a 2003 law that allows the US administration to impose sanctions against Syria.

Rice says U.N. must push Syria on Hariri inquiry

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will push the U.N. Security Council to give details on Syria’s cooperation with a U.N. inquiry into the murder of Lebanon’s former premier, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said on Thursday.

Rice told lawmakers she did not think Syria had cooperated with the U.N. investigation into Last February’s murder of Rafik al-Hariri and something must be done about this.

Go On Washington … Make more Arab hate you , you dont have a lot of enemy you need more :)

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