The head of Syria's opposition National Coalition, Ahmad Jarba (L), shakes hands with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (R) before their meeting at the Chinese Foreign Ministry in Beijing on April 16, 2014. (AFP PHOTO / WANG ZHAO)
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The leader of the Syrian opposition Ahmad Jarba on Wednesday called on the US to give his forces the weapons necessary to defeat the regime's well-armed military.US officials have refused to be drawn on the type of non-lethal aid or weapons being supplied by Washington, apart from detailing such things as night-vision goggles and communications equipment.A senior US administration official this week acknowledged there was "an asymmetry militarily" between the opposition rebels and the Assad regime, and insisted Washington was looking at ways to change the balance of power on the ground.
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