Syrian president appoints new governor for Raqqa province

Source:Xinhua Published: 2012-9-17 16:54:21

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday appointed a new governor for the northern province of Raqqa, the state-run SANA news agency said.

Hasan Saleh Jalali replaced Adnan al-Sukhni, SANA said, giving no details on the cause of the replacement.

Assad has replaced more than half of the country's 14 governors since the unrest began in March of 2011.

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