The Syrian Coalition would like to extend its deepest gratitude to the European Union for their recent decision to lift the arms embargo against the Syrian Opposition. The Coalition recognizes that this decision is part of many serious efforts by the EU to support the Syrian people throughout the hardships in the uprisings.
However, despite the importance of this decision, the words must be solidified by action. The Coalition urges a quick response to be implemented by supplying the Free Syrian Army with specialized weaponry to repel the fierce attacks waged against unarmed civilians by Bashar Assad, Hezbollah, and Iranian forces. For this to be accomplished, strong support from the EU is required as well as full confidence in the abilities of the FSA, and clear understanding of our shared goals and objectives.
Translated and edited by the Syrian Observer