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Saudi Arabian turns down reports of reopening embassy in Syrian capital


Devdiscourse News Desk
Updated: 14-01-2019 21:11 IST
Saudi Arabian turns down reports of reopening embassy in Syrian capital

A source at the Saudi foreign ministry denied comments attributed to Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf as completely untrue, according to a statement. (Image Credit: Pixabay)

Saudi Arabia on Monday denied media reports that it was reopening its embassy in Damascus amid attempts by some Arab states, including ones that once backed rebels against President Bashar al-Assad, to reconcile with him. A source at the Saudi foreign ministry denied comments attributed to Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Assaf as completely untrue, according to a statement.

(With inputs from agencies.)

COUNTRY : Saudi ArabiaSyrian Arab Republic