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Opposition Leader of Syrian National Coalition, Ahmed Moaz Al-Khatib Resigned

Mar 25, 2013 09:57 IST

The opposition Coalition President of Syria, Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib announced his resignation from Syrian National Coalition (SNC), the opposition of Syria, on 24 March 2013. Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib declared that he was resigning so that he could work with more freedom which was devoid to him in the official institution.

His statement followed an invitation by the Arab League to opposition coalition for attending the summit in Qatar on 26 March 2013. It is important to note that his resignation could raise opposition division concerns.

Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib is said to be the former imam of Omayyed mosque as well as moderate Islamist. He rose to be the respected political figure of Syria. He was elected to the post of Opposition leader in Doha in November 2012.

About the Syrian National Coalition

Syrian National Coalition or National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces is the coalition of opposition groups of Syrian civil war which was formed in Doha, Qatar back in November 2012.

Ahmed Moaz al-Khatib was elected as the President of this coalition and he resigned from his post on 24 March 2013.

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