Four Syrian ambassadors defected to opposition so far


Al-Jazeera reported that Syrian Ambassador to United Arab Emirates ( UAE) Abdellatif al-Dabbagh has defected to the opposition.

If confirmed this will be the fourth Syrian ambassador that has defected to the opposition.

Yesterday Syrian ambassador to Cyprus Lamya al Hariri defected to the opposition and is now in Qatar, Al Arabiya TV reported on Tuesday.

Syria’s ambassador to Belarus, Farouk Taha, defected last week to the opposition.

Nawaf al-Fares who was Syria’s top man in Baghdad, Iraq defected about 2 weeks ago and publicly embraced his country’s uprising.

In an interview with CNN last week Fares called for foreign military intervention to topple President Bashar al-Assad. He accused the Damascus regime of collaborating with al Qaeda militants against opponents both in Syria and in neighboring Iraq.