Syria: Qatar pledges 20mln dollars to transitional gov't

Next opposition meeting, Paris Jan 28

22 January, 12:51

(ANSAmed) - DOHA, JANUARY 22 - Qatar has pledged $20 million dollars to the Syrian opposition for the establishment of a transitional government.

Qatari financial backing is considered essential by the Syrian National Coalition (SNC) which has now postponed a decision on the establishment of a transitional government in rebel strongholds, for 10 days. SNC president Moaz Al Khatib flew to Doha to secure financial backing after a coalition meeting in Istanbul to negotiate the establishment of a government, Doha News reports. The Syrian opposition meets again in Paris on January 28.

(ANSAmed).

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