The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

Head of the “National Rescue Government” approves his Government’s ministers and preparations for starting its duties in Idlib, Aleppo, Latakia and Hama provinces

Today Thursday the 2nd of November 2017; the procedure of forming the “National Rescue Government” are completed by approving the ministers selected to receive their duties in the Government by the head of Government Dr. Mohammed al-Sheikh, and this Government will administer the areas controlled by the rebel and Islamic factions and Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham in Idlib Province, the western and southern countryside of Aleppo,  the northern and northeastern countryside of Hama, and the northern countryside of Latakia, provided that all official institutions and circles will be attached to this Government.


Reliable sources in the Government confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the Government has no relation with Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, on the contrary; it has emerged as a powerful authority within the areas controlled by the factions, despite the presence of the Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham which controls vast portions of Idlib Province, while the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on Saturday the 7th of October 2017 that a meeting took place at Bab-Hawa border crossing between Idlib province and the Iskenderun, the meeting was organized by Syrian opponents in the Syrian interior, from which a “National Rescue Government” was formed, the meeting included opponents from several Syrian areas during which a President of the National Rescue Government was elected, he is the Dr. Mohammed al-Sheikh of Idlib Province, and the election of the Government came after holding the General Syrian Conference from which a founding body emerged and after that the preparation started for the National Rescue Government, whose president was elected today, and the reliable sources confirmed that the members, offices and work of this Government will be in the Syrian interior.


The sources also confirmed to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights that the Government opposes the Turkish – Russian –Iranian intervention in the Syrian interior, and opposes the fighting between the rebel factions and movements operating on Syrian soil, while the process of announcing the Government and electing its President comes in conjunction with the Turkish – Russian –Iranian movements in preparation for a military operation in Idlib Province.


The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights published on the 22nd of October 2017 that Reliable sources in the founding body of the General Syrian Conference in Idlib have confirmed that the “National Rescue Government” which was formed on the 7th of October 2017, is continuing its preparations to form an independent media body that does not follow the “National Rescue Government”, where preparations have been under way since last Wednesday to form this body, and it took place with the participation of large numbers of activists and media professionals in Idlib Province, this step was accompanied by a parallel step to by Hayyaat Tahrir Al-Sham, which controls vast areas of Idlib Province, where the executive force in Hayyaat Tahrir al-Sham issued a circular to its groups and members preventing them from interfering with to “correspondents of channel and media agencies whether the reporter has a permit for media work or not”.