This Saturday July 21, 2012 image made from amateur video released by the Ugarit News and accessed Sunday, July 22, 2012, purports to show Syrian Brig. Gen. Abdul-Nasser Farzat, from the Aleppo Academy for Military Engineering, claiming to have defected to the Free Syrian Army in Aleppo, Syria. In the video Farzat says, " I have joined the Free Syrian Army, the army of heroes that is defending the nation. (AP Photo)Interestingly, he directed the same message to Russia in Russian.
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Another Syrian general defects, join rebels