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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad sacked the Prime Minister Imad Khamis. This is stated in the statement of the administration in Twitter.
Damascus is not told about the reasons for the decision. The administration added that the Cabinet will continue until the next parliamentary elections. Acting appointed the Minister of public works and housing Hussein Arnos.
Users in the comments to the record of the administration noted that the resignation looks funny: they believe that Assad simulates the upgrade of the Cabinet ahead of the election. “It’s funny that Khamis (in Arabic — Thursday, approx. “Ribbon.ru”) was fired Thursday,” — added to by other users.
Khamis has held the post of Prime Minister in 2016. Prior to that, from 2011, he was Minister of energy of the country.
Elections of the Parliament of Syria was postponed twice due to pandemic coronavirus infection. While they are scheduled for July 19.
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