Assad issues decree forming new Syria government

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Assad issues decree forming new Syria government

Syrian President Bashar Al Assad issued a decree on Saturday forming a new government, state television said, less than two months after controversial parliamentary elections boycotted by the opposition.

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Published: Sat 23 Jun 2012, 4:45 PM

Last updated: Fri 3 Apr 2015, 2:42 PM

“President Bashar Al Assad has issued Decree 210 forming a new government under prime minister Dr Riad Hijab,” the television said.

Foreign Minister Walid Al Muallem will remain in his post, as will the defense and interior ministers, it said.



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