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UK To Spend 650,000 Pounds Providing Syrian Rebels (Al Qaeda) With Hoods That Protect Against Chemical Weapons

UK To Spend 650,000 Pounds Providing Syrian Rebels (Al Qaeda) With Hoods That Protect Against Chemical Weapons

Cost of the non-lethal assistance would be met from the Government's conflict pool fund.

JOHN HALL | TUESDAY 16 JULY 2013

The British government is to spend £650,000 providing Syrian rebel fighters with hoods that protect against chemical weapons.

William Hague said the so-called escape hoods would be sent to "moderate forces" within the opposition, along with tablets that combat the symptoms of nerve agents and a type of paper that can detect chemical weapons.

Read more: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/uk-to-spend-65...