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Syrian general, 20 officers defect to Turkey

Syrian general, 20 officers defect to TurkeyPanARMENIAN.Net -

A Syrian brigadier-general and 20 other military officers, including four colonels, were among 710 people who fled from Syria to Turkey overnight, a Turkish official said on Friday, July 20, according to Reuters.

The latest defections brought the number of Syrian generals sheltering in Turkey to 22, the official said. A total of 43,387 Syrian refugees are registered as living in Turkey.

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