Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Syrian foreign minister to visit Saudi after spat

Well, the Syrians and the Saudis are trying to heal their wounds. Does that mean that either will come to the Washington conference? It is hard for the Saudis to come if the USA refuses to have Syria present.

Reuters - 11 September, 2007
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al Moualem will visit Saudi Arabia on Tuesday, weeks after a diplomatic spat that saw the kingdom accuse Damascus of fomenting instability in the region.In unusually scathing comments last month, Saudi Arabia, which has been trying to bolster its role as a regional power broker, rejected as ‘lies and fallacies’ high-level Syrian accusations that its role in the Middle East was waning.

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