U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry waves before boarding a plan headed for Qatar on his first official overseas trip as secretary of state in Abu Dhabi, March 5, 2013. REUTERS/Jacquelyn Martin/Pool
Aid to Syrian opposition should help moderate forces: Kerry
Posted : Tuesday, 05 March 2013 10:36AM
DOHA (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry said on Tuesday outside assistance given to the Syrian opposition should strengthen moderate forces within it.
Kerry was speaking at a news conference on a visit to Qatar, a Gulf Arab state that provides support to Syrian opposition forces.
(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed, Writing by Sami Aboudi and William Maclean; Editing by Janet Lawrence)
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