Qatar has agreed to give US$20m to the Syrian opposition to help it
form a transitional government.
Syrian National Coalition President Moaz
Alkhatib visited Doha to secure Qatari financial support, but the establishment
of a transitional government to run rebel-held areas has nevertheless been postponed until
Financial stability is required to make a transitional government viable, but members of the coalition have opted to revisit the issue in about
ten days, Reuters reported.
The Syrian opposition is meeting again on January 28
in Paris along with representatives from some 20 countries supporting its
Estimated US$40m a day is the budget needed
by the transitional government to operate, according to a source quoted by Doha
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