Haitham al-Maleh (left) shakes hands with Moaz al-Khatib in Doha (11 November 2012)
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Syria crisis: Gulf states recognise Syria opposition

Six Gulf states have recognised a new Syrian opposition coalition as the country's "legitimate representative".

The National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces was unveiled in Doha in Qatar. Its aim is to unite the various factions seeking to overthrow President Bashar al-Assad.

John McManus reports.

  • 13 Nov 2012
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