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Syrian Interior Minister vows to restore order

07-30-2012 15:55 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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Syrian State television is reporting that Interior Minister Mohammad al-Shaar is alive. This contradicts an earlier report that he had been killed in a suicide blast in Damascus.

The state broadcaster showed footage of al-Shaar chairing a high-level security meeting at the Interior Ministry. In the meeting, he vowed that the Syrian army would root out terrorism and restore order to the country. Addressing the rumours of his death in the explosion which targeted the National Security Office in Damascus, al-Shaar dismissed them as part of a psychological warfare campaign against the Syrian government.


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