Syrian PM sacked. Arab Sources: Hijab defects to Jordan

Syria's prime minister has been sacked, state television reported on Monday 6.8, even as some reports said Riyad Hijab has defected to Jordan.
President Bashar Al-Assad appointed Riyad Hijab, a former agriculture minister, as prime minister only in June.
Omar Ghalawanji, who was a previously a deputy prime minister, has been appointed to lead a temporary Syrian caretaker government.

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