Then-Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab (center) speaks under the portrait of the Syrian President Bashar Assad during a meeting in Damascus, Syria, in an undated photo released by the official SANA news agency on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. Mr. Hijab has defected and fled to neighboring Jordan, a Jordanian official and a rebel spokesman said Monday. (AP Photo/SANA)

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Then-Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab (center) speaks under the portrait of the Syrian President Bashar Assad during a meeting in Damascus, Syria, in an undated photo released by the official SANA news agency on Sunday, Aug. 5, 2012. Mr. Hijab has defected and fled to neighboring Jordan, a Jordanian official and a rebel spokesman said Monday. (AP Photo/SANA)