Syrian moderate rebels could help in Iraq, says Kerry

(AGI) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), June 28 - Secretary of State JohnKerry said on Friday that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderateSyrian opposition fighters in the battle against militantextremists in neighbouring Iraq. During a meeting with Syrianopposition leader Ahmad al-Jarba in Jeddah, Kerry pointed outthat the program would open a second front in the fight againstmilitants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).On Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama sent congress a 500million dollar request to expand efforts to arm and trainrebels fighting both the Sunni extremists and forces loyal

(AGI) Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), June 28 - Secretary of State JohnKerry said on Friday that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderateSyrian opposition fighters in the battle against militantextremists in neighbouring Iraq. During a meeting with Syrianopposition leader Ahmad al-Jarba in Jeddah, Kerry pointed outthat the program would open a second front in the fight againstmilitants of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL).On Thursday, U.S. President Barack Obama sent congress a 500million dollar request to expand efforts to arm and trainrebels fighting both the Sunni extremists and forces loyal toSyrian President Bashar al-Assad. . .