Syria’s Assad designates Hussein Arnous to form new government

Beirut : Syrian President Bashar al-Assad designated Hussein Arnous to form a new government, the Syrian presidency said on Tuesday, following a parliamentary election in July.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad addressing members of the People’s Assembly in Damascus on August 12, 2020. (SANA via AFP)Reuters,

Hussein Arnous was prime minister in the outgoing government, appointed by Assad in June to replace Imad Khamis as Syria grappled with a major economic crisis and plunging currency.

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