Spokesman: Former Syria PM who defected will head to Qatar

By REUTERS
August 6, 2012 16:36




BEIRUT - Syrian former Prime Minister Riyad Hijab, who defected on Monday will leave Jordan and head to Qatar, al-Arabiya news channel said, quoting his spokesman.

An official source in the Jordanian capital Amman confirmed that Hijab had gone over to the opposition seeking to topple Syrian President Bashar Assad after fleeing across the border with his family.

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