Kerry Promises $123 Million to Syrian Jihadists Fighting Assad
During his visit to Turkey on Saturday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the Obama Administration will provide another $123 million in so-called "non-lethal assistance" to Syria's rebel forces.
Kerry announced this latest foreign-aid package at a press briefing after his meeting in Istanbul with 11 foreign ministers from Western and Arab nations.
This latest gift of cash will bring Obama's total aid for Syrian rebels to $250 million. The U.S. aid will provide food and medical services and supporting local Syrian leaders to do groundwork for Syria's democratic future, Kerry said.
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