US recognizes opposition as representative of Syria

12.12.2012                      28.Kislew. 5773                      Channuka 4

Syrien-Aufstand:

US recognizes opposition as representative of Syria

Washington designates one opposition group a terrorist body; move could mark new phase in US efforts to isolate Bashar Assad.

US President Barack Obama granted American recognition on Tuesday to a Syrian opposition coalition as the legitimate representative of the Syrian people, a move aimed at ratcheting up pressure on Syrian President Bashar Assad to leave power….