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Aleppo Arabs Wish for Turks’ Return

September 25, 1923
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The situation in Aleppo, Northern Syria, is described as grave in consequence of the Arabs dissatisfaction with the French mandatory rule.

The natives are said to have intimated that they wish for the return of the Turks in preference to the French administration carried in from Beirut, the Syrian capital.

General Weygand, French High commissioner for Syria, is said to share the alarm caused by the agitation in northern Syria. He presided at military council recently where he stated he had decided to abandon Aleppo “in the event of danger” and establish a new line of French possession at Hama.

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