Riad Hijab elected to lead the Syrian Opposition in political transition talks

Former Syrian prime minister Riyad Hijab meets with Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi (unseen) in the League's headquarters in Cairo on February 11, 2013. AFP PHOTO / KHALED DESOUKI / AFP / KHALED DESOUKI

Riad Hijab is now head of the High Negotiations Committee for the Syrian opposition