[Debate] Syrian opposition lines up with anti-Castro Cubans
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Thu May 10 05:34:23 BST 2012
Is there any right-winger left in the world with whom this Syrian
rebel entity hasn't lined up?
Syrian opposition lines up with anti-Castro Cubans
Published Wednesday, May 9, 2012
The opposition Syrian National Council has signed a partnership deal
with Miami-based opponents of Cuba's communist regime, which both
sides said was aimed at fighting dictatorship in their countries.
The agreement was signed on Tuesday at a Miami hotel, officials said,
noting that it constituted the creation of a united front and an
exchange of ideas to boost democracy and respect for individual
freedoms in Syria and Cuba.
The Assembly of the Cuban Resistance (ARC), and the SNC said in a
joint declaration that "the people want the overthrow of the
dictatorial regimes of (President Bashar) al-Assad and (Raul) Castro."
The statement said the agreement also targeted political, diplomatic,
logistical and humanitarian co-operation against the rulers in their
The SNC has faced questions about its independence, with its funding
mechanisms unclear and close relationships with monarchies Qatar and
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