27 August 2013, 16:53

Syria opposition handed Western powers lists of targets for strike

Сирия химическое оружие

Western countries have received the list of targets for air strikes in Syria from the Syrian opposition, reported sources.

The West is also urging the opposition to get ready for participation in Geneva-2 peace conference despite the planned air strikes.

Western powers told the Syrian opposition to expect a strike against President Bashar al-Assad's forces within days, according to sources who attended a meeting between envoys and the Syrian National Coalition in Istanbul.

"The opposition was told in clear terms that action to deter further use of chemical weapons by the Assad regime could come as early as in the next few days, and that they should still prepare for peace talks at Geneva," said one of the sources who was at the meeting.

Voice of Russia, Reuters

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