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  12/3/2012, Kislev 19, 5773

Syrian FM Defects After Being Thrown Out of Gov't

Accoring to a diplomatic source in the Middle East, the Syrian Foreign Ministry Spokesman, Jihad Makdissi, has defected, reportedly being thrown out of the government for giving statements that are opposed to the position of the Syrian regime.

Most recently the Foreign Ministry claimed that the Syrian government would not use chemical weapons against its own people.