Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Muallem passes away

Arhama AltafWeb Editor

16th Nov, 2020. 09:26 am
Syrian Foreign Minister dies

Syrian Foreign Minister (FM) Walid al-Muallem has passed away at the age of 79, state media reported.

According to reports, Al-Muallem was also the deputy prime minister of Syria. “The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates mourns the death of Minister of Foreign Affairs Walid al-Moallem,” said state news agency.

He was first appointed foreign minister in 2006. Born in 1941, al-Muallem served as Syria’s ambassador to the United States from 1990 to 1999.

However, no cause of death has been provided yet.

Recently, Al-Muallem seen last week during a conference the Syrian regime hosted to discuss the return of million Syrian refugees.

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