16:22, 31 July, 2012
YEREVAN, JULY 31, ARMENPRESS: Adviser of Syrian ambassador in the Republic of Armenia, responsible employee for cultural and consular issues Mohammad Husam Hafes untimely finished his diplomatic mission in Armenia. Armenpress was informed about this from Press Secretary of Armenian Foreign affairs ministry Tigran Balayan. The consulate informed that Mohammad Hafes in the morning of July 30 did not come to work but the reasons of it were not known.
There was spread information in Media that adviser of Syrian ambassador in the Republic of Armenia, responsible employee for cultural and consular issues Mohammad Hafes has retired declaring that he leaves the Government of Syrian President Bashar Assad and joins the opposition. In fact, today that information is definitely confirmed.
Earlier ambassadors of Syria in Cyprus, Iraq and United Arab Emirates had retired and joined the opposition.