World Bulletin/News Desk
Wael Mirza, advisor of Syrian interim government's prime minister Ghassan Hito, welcomed Turkey's call for giving a seat to Syrian interim government at the United Nations.
Mirza told reporters on Tuesday that giving a seat to Syrian National Coalition for Opposition & Revolutionary Forces (SMDK) at Arab League was an important and expected step on the path to be represented at UN too.
Mirza said that they were pleased with Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's call to give a seat to Syrian interim government at UN.
Meanhile, Prime Minister Ghassan Hito of Syrian interim government selected a location along Turkish-Syrian border as the government's headquarters.
Syrian National Coalition for Opposition & Revolutionary Forces (SMDK) spokesman Khaled Salih told AA during the 24th Arab League Summit in Qatar that Hito set a location as the interim government's center along Turkish-Syrian border, however, did not give an information about the exact spot.
Salih claimed that Bashar al-Assad's leaving the country would take less than a few months, and said that the selected center would be temporary until Assad left the country.
Salih added that Hito would return to Turkey after Arab League Summit ended.
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