UAE re-opens embassy in Damascus

ABU DHABI, The United Arab Emirates (UAE) said on Thursday its embassy in the Syrian capital, Damascus, has resumed work, eclipsing six years of shutdown.

The UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has announced the resumption of diplomatic service at its embassy in Damascus, Syria.

The UAE Embassy’s Charge d’Affaires has already commenced discharging his duty as of today (Thursday), the ministry said in a press statement, carried by Emirate News Agency (WAM).

“The move underscores the UAE government’s keenness to restore relations between the two brotherly countries to their normal course, thus enhancing and reactivating the Arab role in supporting Syria’s independence, sovereignty and territorial integrity. This move will also prevent the dangers of regional interference in Syrian affairs,” it added.

The ministry wished that peace, security and stability would be back to the whole of Syria, according to the statement.

Source: Kuwait News Agency