UAE reopens Syria embassy in boost for Assad

A man works on the emblem of the United Arab Emirates embassy in Damascus during its reopening, Syria December 27, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

DAMASCUS/DUBAI (Reuters) – The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a U.S.-allied Arab state that once backed rebels fighting him. The UAE said the move aimed to normalize ties and to curb risks of regional interference in “Arab, Syrian affairs” – an […]

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