URGENT ¥¥¥ Syria insurgents refuse to recognise new rebel PM: FSA

Syria's mainstream insurgent Free Syrian Army does not recognise Ghassan Hitto, a rebel prime minister chosen by dissidents after hours of heated last week, a rebel official told AFP on Sunday.

"We in the Free Syrian Army do not recognise Ghassan Hitto as prime minister because the (main opposition) National Coalition did not reach a consensus," when they chose him on March 18, said Louay Muqdad, FSA political and media coordinator.