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Monday, February 13, 2006 

Riad Turk rejects Khaddam's plan to return to Damascus

Leading opposition member Riad Turk has returned from Paris critiicising former Vice President Abdul Halim Khaddam.

Khaddam's chorus of criticism against Bashar has been growing louder over the past couple of months, and many expected Turk to embrace him. But after Turk's visit to France, and meeting with Bayouni, the head of the Muslim Brotherhood, he rejected Khaddam's plan to return to Damascus to take power.

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