Syria appoints veteran diplomat Faisal Mekdad as foreign minister: State media
Mekdad had been deputy foreign minister since 2006
22 November, 2020, 09:50 pm
Last modified: 22 November, 2020, 09:53 pm
FILE PHOTO: Syria's Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al Mekdad, attends the funeral of Syria's Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem, at Saad bin Muath Mosque in Damascus, Syria, November 16, 2020. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki
Syria named veteran diplomat Faisal Mekdad as foreign minister on Sunday, replacing Walid Moalem who died last week, state media reported.
Mekdad had been deputy foreign minister since 2006.
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