Wow! Great! Historic Saudi-Syrian meeting paves way for regional reintegration!
In an embarrassing move Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan recently met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, the first visit by a senior Saudi diplomat since ties broke in 2011. to preserve Syria’s Arab identity and to reintegrate the country into its “Arab Milieu”.
” Assad appeared to be praising Saudi Arabia’s “open and realistic policies,” according to the Syrian state news agency. A return to the Arab League is under consideration, with an Arab League summit expected. Damascus also decides to restore ties.
Saudi Arabia and Syria have even agreed to resume diplomatic relations and Syrian Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad recently visited the Kingdom.
With support from Iran and Russia, Assad regained control of much of Syria, leading Saudi Arabia to recognize that isolating the Syrian leader was ineffective.
The United Arab Emirates has also been at the forefront of efforts to reintegrate Syria into the Arabs since ties were restored in late 2018. All of this was marked by a burst of energy and enthusiasm in the regions. can you hold