Syria's al-Assad names new prime minister

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has appointed Emad Khamis as prime minister and tasked him with forming a new government, Syria's state news agency SANA reports.

Khamis, the electricity ministry in the outgoing government, is to replace Wael al-Halqi, who took the post in August 2012.

Last update: Wed, 22/06/2016 - 14:58
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