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Frank Williams, Director and United Nations Representative , World Vision International, New York
U.N. gets reports of child soldiers with Syria rebels
(Reuters) – Syrian rebels fighting to oust President Bashar al-Assad have been accused of using children as fighters in violation of international conventions banning the recruitment of child soldiers, a senior U.N. official said.