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Coalition to Vote on Qatar Embassy Posting

Opposition will vote on two more candidates to head the Coalition embassy in Qatar
Coalition to Vote on Qatar Embassy Posting

Syria's National Coalition opposition group has nominated three candidates to head its embassy in Qatar two weeks after dismissing Nizar al-Heraki.

According to Zaman al-Wasl, the Coalition’s general commission will vote this week on Lamia al-Hariri, former head of Syrian diplomatic missions in Cyprus, and former ambassador Abdul Latif al-Sabbagh. Hariri and Sabbagh, also wife and husband, defected from the Syrian regime in 2012 and now live in Qatar.

Louai Safi, the third candidate, is an academic and prominent opposition figure based in Washington.

Meanwhile, Coalition members who opposed Heraki’s dismissal will also vote on an appeal decision regarding his future with the Coalition following the recent passport renewal controversy.

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