Resume of border trade between Jordan and Syria in case of reopening of Nassib border crossing and its sister facility Jaber will have a huge positive impact on the Jordanian economy, head of the Trade Chamber of Al Zarqa province Fares Hamouda stated.
United Nations officials are currently looking into the Russian initiative for the return of the Syrian refugees, UNHCR spokeswoman Melissa Fleming has announced.
Director of the Lebanese General Security Ibrahim Abbas has announced that he will travel to Damascus as a special envoy of the Lebanese President to discuss the issue of the Syrian refugees.
The Jordanian government has sent a delegation to Damascus to prepare ground for resuming agricultural trade over Nassib border crossing.
The 10th round of Astana negotiations which held in Sochi on Monday was marked by good intentions of the Russian side, the head of the delegation of the Syrian opposition Ahmad Taama announced.
A secret meeting between the Syrian government delegation and European diplomats was held in Shanghai last week to discuss the possibility of lifting sanctions from the country in exchange for the return of refugees, diplomatic sources reported.
The authorities of United Arab Emirates have begun preparation to resume work of its Embassy in Damascus, diplomatic sources reported.