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Syrian ambassador to iraq nawaf fares defected july 11 2012

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The Syrian opposition said the Syrian ambassador to Iraq, Nawaf Fares, has defected and is seeking asylum in Turkey.
In an interview with the BBC, a former Syrian politician said that President Bashar al-Assad is not afraid to use chemical weapons.
Syrian ambassador to iraq nawaf fares defected july 11 2012

Syrian protesters march during an anti-regime demonstration in Kfar Nubul in the northwestern province of Idlib on July 8, 2012. Reports on July 11, 2012, suggest that the Syrian ambassador to Iraq has defected to Turkey. If confirmed, this would be the second prominent defection within a week from President Bashar al-Assad's government.

AFP