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On Sunday, Arab foreign ministers decided during a meeting in Cairo to readmit Syria to the Arab League after 12 years of suspension.
On Wednesday, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad received an invitation from the King of Saudi Arabia Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to attend the 32nd session of the Arab League Council's meeting, which will be held in Jeddah city of Saudi Arabia on May 19.
The invitation was handed to Assad by the Saudi ambassador to Jordan Naif bin Bandar Al-Sudairi. During the meeting with Al-Sudairi, Assad stressed that the upcoming summit would enhance joint Arab action to achieve the aspirations of the Arab people.
The Syrian foreign ministry announced on Tuesday night the resumption of its diplomatic mission in Saudi Arabia following a reciprocal move from the kingdom.
The Ministry said that the decision emanates from the deep ties between the two countries, their people's aspirations, and the importance of enhancing bilateral relations between Arab countries to serve the joint Arab work.
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The Syrian move came after Saudi Arabia announced the continuation of its diplomatic mission in Syria earlier on Tuesday. This comes as the two countries have normalized bilateral relations and recently exchanged visits of foreign ministers.
On Sunday, Arab foreign ministers decided during a meeting in Cairo to readmit Syria to the Arab League (AL) after 12 years of suspension.
On April 12, the Syrian foreign ministry announced that Syria and Saudi Arabia had agreed to resume the consular services and air flights between the two countries, a move which was a prelude to restoring full diplomatic representation on Tuesday.