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Back to Syria’s Den: Official Saudi Delegation Meets Al-Assad to Restore Relations

Rai Al-Youm newspaper said that a high-ranking Saudi delegation visited the Syrian capital, Damascus, and met with Damascus government officials.

The newspaper quoted high-ranking diplomatic sources in Damascus as saying that a Saudi delegation headed by the head of the intelligence service, Lieutenant General Khaled Al-Humaidan, visited the Syrian capital on Monday, and met Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad and the Vice President for Security Affairs, Major General Ali Mamlouk.

According to the newspaper, it was agreed that the delegation would return for a long visit after Eid Al-Fitr.

These sources said that an agreement was reached to reopen the Saudi embassy in Damascus, as a first step to restore relations in all fields between the two countries.

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