Syrian President Pardons Deserters From Army

Syrian President Pardons Deserters From Army

DAMASCUS, Jan 26 (NNN-SANA) – Syrian President, Bashar al-Assad, yesterday issued a presidential decree, on pardoning military deserters.

The amnesty covers desertion-related crimes of military personnel, who fled their positions to areas inside or outside Syria, the report said.

The pardon covers the desertion activities that took place before Jan 25 (yesterday), according to the decree.

Assad has issued several pardons during the nearly 11-year civil war in Syria, aiming to allow the Syrians, who broke certain laws, to return to normal life.– NNN-SANA  


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