Azerbaijan, Baku, Aug. 6 /Trend A.Taghiyeva/
Syrian Prime Minister Riyad Farid Hijab joined the opposition, a war council in Damascus, supporting the Free Syria army said on Monday, Russia Today TV channel in Arabic reports.
Earlier, the ambassadors of Syria to Iraq, Cyprus, Belarus and the UAE have also announced the transition to the opposition.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for more than a year.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria has exceeded 17,000 people. About 230,000 people became refugees. About three million people are in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say that they oppose the well-armed militants.