Assad confirmed the 34-minister strong cabinet, in which Prime Minister Wael Nader al-Halqi, Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, Defense Minister Fahd Jassem al-Freij, Interior Minister Mohammad al-Shaar, Presidential Affairs Minister Mansour Fadlallah Azzam and Information Minister Omran al-Zoubi kept their places. In the elections Assad received some 88 percent of votes, giving him a third term in office. Syria's civil war has resulted in the deaths of more than 191,369 people since it began more than three years ago.
Syrian government changes cabinet
28 Ağustos 2014 Perşembe 02:20