In major breakthrough for Assad, UAE reopens embassy in Damascus

The US-allied United Arab Emirates, which once backed the eight-year long Syrian rebellion, and today maintains ties with Israel, reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, providing President Bashar Assad with a major boost. Raising its flag over the embassy, shuttered during the Syrian conflict, the UAE said the move aimed to normalize relations and “curb the risks of regional interference in Arab Syrian affairs” – a reference to Iran’s expansionist influence in Damascus.

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5 thoughts on “In major breakthrough for Assad, UAE reopens embassy in Damascus

  • Dec 27, 2018 @ 18:00 at 18:00
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    Assad is very clever in knowing how to play everyone against each other so that he can get away with everything.

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    • Dec 28, 2018 @ 1:34 at 1:34
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      fighting 8 years is not some kind of a joke , Even Israel should give its due where the due is justified . Israel owes Assad their own existence , as well to Russia. Israel should follow, and open diplomatic residence maybe with USA or Eu in common in Syria , and make relations and life normal to all.

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  • Dec 28, 2018 @ 5:57 at 5:57
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    The embassy is there to help Assad’s generals and ministers to defect and save their families in a sure place until Assad passes through the gallows just like Saddam.

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    • Dec 28, 2018 @ 20:23 at 20:23
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      yeah cause for assads generals and ministers to get into the uae embassy is a walk in the park…. every country in the world has intelligence and counter intelligence , except for syria … theyre the only ones who have counter counter counter counter intelligence… literally everyone snoops on everyone …

      unfortunetly assad got away with everything… thanks to israel and the united states … they made sure they kept him well safe and well hidden

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  • Dec 28, 2018 @ 23:35 at 23:35
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    For all intents and purposes this war is over…. Russia won.

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