Syrian Deputy PM sacked for meeting US official in Switzerland

Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad fired Syrian Deputy Prime Minister Qadri Jamil for reportedly meeting with U.S. official in Switzerland.

Syria’s Deputy PM for economic affairs Qadri Jamil was released from his post for a reported meeting with U.S. envoy for Syria Robert Ford on Saturday to discuss proposed Geneva peace talks.

“Jamil was dismissed because he left his center of work without prior permission and did not follow up on his duties … Additionally, he undertook activities outside the nation without coordinating with the government,” said a statement posted on Syria TV.


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