File - Syrian Muslim Brotherhood secretary-general Ali Saad-al-din Bayanouni (L) and former Syrian Vice-President Abdel-Halim Khaddam hold a news conference in Brussels March 17, 2006. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir
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A senior member of the Muslim Brotherhood resigned from the Syrian National Coalition Tuesday to protest a letter of congratulations sent by its head to Egypt's newly elected Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi.Ali Sadreddine Bayanouni, formerly the Supreme Guide of the Syrian Muslim Brotherhood, said the letter sent by Coalition President Ahmad Jarba – and a general climate of foreign political pressure – were responsible for his decision.Ironically, both Assad and the Coalition have saluted the former Egyptian army chief's election.For his part, Fahd Masri, a self-described "independent" opposition figure and former spokesman for the rebel Free Syrian Army, criticized the move by the Brotherhood figure.
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