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<p><b>Why:</b> The European Union agreed to lift their arms embargo so some member countries could arm the Syrian rebels, British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced late Monday. The announcement came at the end of a 12-hour meeting in Brussels that saw foreign ministries from all countries agree to extend all other sanctions against Syria beyond their June 1 expiry. <a href="http://www.theatlanticwire.com/global/2013/05/what-european-union-lifting-its-syrian-arms-embargo-means/65623/">The Atlantic</a></p><br><br>

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Why: The European Union agreed to lift their arms embargo so some member countries could arm the Syrian rebels, British Foreign Secretary William Hague announced late Monday. The announcement came at the end of a 12-hour meeting in Brussels that saw foreign ministries from all countries agree to extend all other sanctions against Syria beyond their June 1 expiry. The Atlantic



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