SYRIA, IRAQ DISCUSS EFFORTS TO REOPEN BORDER CROSSING

Syria's Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Walid al-Moallem, on Wednesday, sent a letter to his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, on increasing the efforts for reopening the border crossing between Syria and Iraq, that connec...

Syria's Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister, Walid al-Moallem, on Wednesday, sent a letter to his Iraqi counterpart, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, on increasing the efforts for reopening the border crossing between Syria and Iraq, that connects the Syrian city of al-Boukamal and the Iraqi city of al-Qa'im.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry's website, said that, the letter was delivered, during a meeting with Syria's Ambassador in Baghdad, Sattam Jadaan al-Dandah.

At the meeting, al-Jaafari reiterated the necessity for coordinating the stances, and enhancing cooperation between the two countries, for solving Arab problems, through adopting political solutions, and non-interference in states' affairs.

For his part, al-Dandah hailed Iraq's position in supporting a peaceful solution for the crisis in Syria, expressing the Syrian government's desire to enhance bilateral cooperation, so that stability could be realised.

Source: NAM News Network