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Reshuffle of HTS-linked government fails to bring hope in Idlib

It appears that the new cabinet of an Idlib-based opposition government connected to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham will not earn the trust of the public, which continues to suffer under tough economic and humanitarian conditions.
Road direction signs are pictured at the entrance enroute to Khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, Syria August 24, 2019. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki - RC18F81DAAE0

ALEPPO, Syria — The spokesman for the Ministry of Development and Humanitarian Affairs in the opposition’s Syrian Salvation Government said Dec. 21 that shelters were being provided to deal with the recent displacement crisis in Idlib’s southern countryside that resulted from government forces’ shelling of civilian cities and towns.

On Dec. 12, it was announced that the opposition government was being reshuffled, with Ali Keda as prime minister and 10 ministerial portfolios.

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