World Bulletin/News Desk
Prime Minister Ghassan Hitto of Syrian interim government said that the defense minister will be chosen by the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
Hitto told the Anadolu Agency, the job of the new defense minister includes controlling the brigades in the country and distribute the weapons which entered Syrian territory.
Hitto explained, they will reduce the number of brigades who came from outside of Syria and that the center of the interim government will be on the Turkish-Syrian border.
Hitto added, the program of the interim government will be ready in two weeks and presented to the people in the third week.
The government will be technocratic with ten ministers, whose names are not known yet, Hitto noted.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been invited to visit Rome to discuss the opening of the Iranian economy.
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