Europe and the Arab League Recognize Anti-Assad Coalition

November 13, 2012  •  From

On Monday, foreign ministers from Arab League nations and from European states formally recognized the legitimacy of a newly formed Syrian opposition coalition.

The new coalition was made official just on Sunday, and is viewed as the legitimate voice of the Syrian people. It includes representatives from Syria’s disparate groups who are all battling to topple the regime of President Bashar Assad. The formation and recognition of the coalition will boost efforts to secure international support and weapons, which will be pivotal in the struggle to overthrow Assad.

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