A Saudi delegation arrives in Syria to prepare for reopening the embassy in Damascus


After agreeing to restore diplomatic relations between the two countries and open embassies, a Saudi technical team arrived in Damascus to discuss mechanisms for reopening the embassy in the Syrian capital.

The Saudi delegation, headed by Minister Plenipotentiary Ghazi bin Rafi al Anzi, met with Assistant Syrian Foreign Minister Dr. Ayman Soussan, and Chief of Protocol at the Syrian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anwan Nabeeb, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarters in Damascus.

While Susan expressed his country’s welcome, readiness and readiness to provide all facilities and support to facilitate the mission of the Saudi delegation.

This visit came after the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on May 9 the resumption of the work of the Kingdom’s diplomatic mission in Syria.

Damascus had restored its membership in the Arab League with an extraordinary meeting held by the League Council at the level of foreign ministers in Cairo on May 7, 2023, after an absence of nearly 12 years.

This meeting preceded by a consultative meeting in the middle of last April in the city of Jeddah, which brought together the foreign ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq, in order to discuss ways to solve the Syrian crisis and the return of Damascus to the Arab embrace, and the conditions for that return.

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