Syria’s opposition PM – friend of Qatar?

Issue 944 - 12 Apr 2013 | 1 minute read

Qatar has been accused of behind-the-scenes manoeuvring, following the 19 March election of Ghassan Hitto as prime minister of the opposition Syrian National Coalition’s interim government. Veteran Syrian dissident Kamal Al-Labwani told GSN Hitto was a Qatari “puppet”, complaining liberals had been sidelined since the Muslim Brotherhood-dominated Syrian National Council negotiated more than a third of Coalition seats.

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