The Straits Times
Published on Nov 15, 2012

France's Hollande to meet head of new Syrian opposition


PARIS (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande will on Saturday meet the new head of Syria's opposition, Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib, in Paris, the Elysee said.

France on Tuesday became the first Western country to recognise Syria's newly formed opposition National Coalition as the sole representative of the Syrian people.