11:08France says too early to recognise Syrian opposition coalition (Reuters)
20:43France says will study arming Syria rebels once government formed (Reuters)
21:08France recognizes new Syrian opposition group (AP)
France, first of the European countries, recognizes Syrian opposition coalition as "legitimate representative of the Syrian people" - READ MORE: http://rt.com/news/france-syria-opposit ... ition-619/
Arab League and European Union foreign ministers pledged after their meeting in Cairo on Tuesday to support the Syrian opposition.
During the meeting they also welcomed steps to unite the various groups under a new, united banner, in order to facilitate a solution to the 20-month conflict.
The leaders, however, have not yet reached a consensus on the plan to provide military support to the Syrian National Coalition.
Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland has more from Cairo.
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