Riyadh appoints first ambassador to Damascus in a decade

Issue 1188 - 18 Jun 2024 | 1 minute read

Faisal Bin Saud Al-Mujfel has been named as Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Damascus as formal diplomatic ties are slowly restored, but wider relations with GCC countries continue to be undermined by the flow of illegal drugs to the Gulf from regime-held areas in Syria.

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