Syrian General Defects To Turkey, Website Says

A general in the elite Syrian Republican Guards has defected to Turkey, a news website said on Thursday, the first high-ranking loss of a President Bashar al-Assad supporter.

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  • Syrian general defects to Turkey, website says
    "A high-level security source has confirmed the fleeing of General (Manaf) Tlas to Turkey," the Syriasteps website, which has links to the Syrian security apparatus, said. It quoted a security official as saying: "His escape does not mean anything.
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