Kerry: Syrian moderate rebels could help in the fight against extremists in neighboring Iraq

  • by: LARA JAKES , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 27, 2014 - 7:20 PM

JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Secretary of State John Kerry signaled on Friday that the U.S. hopes to enlist moderate Syrian opposition fighters that the Obama administration has reluctantly decided to arm and train in the battle against militant extremists in neighboring Iraq.

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