Mustafa Tlass

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Tlass in 2000

Mustafa Abdul Qadir Tlass (11 May 1932 – 19 June 2017) was a Syrian senior military officer and politician. He was born in Rastan, French Mandate of Syria. He was Syria's Minister of Defense from 1972 to 2004.[1] He was part of the four-member Regional Command during the Hafez al-Assad era.

He had the rank of colonel general.

Tlass died on 19 June 2017 in Paris, France at the age of 85.[2]

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  1. "Profile: Mustafa Tlas". BBC. 2004. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  2. "Onbinlerce Müslümanın katili öldü". Islah Haber. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 21 June 2017.