Jordanian king invites Assad to visit
In another sign of easing tensions, Jordanian Prime Minister Marouf Bakhit delivered a letter from King Abdullah II to President of Syria Bashar Al Assad, Petra reported.
Delivering the letter came during a meeting with the Syrian President on Wednesday in the presence of the Syrian Prime Minister Muhammad Naji Ettri and the Foreign Ministers of the two countries.
The letter contained an invitation from King Abdullah to Al Assad to visit Jordan.
In a statement to Petra, Bakhit said his meeting with Al Assad came in a very positive atmosphere, pointing that the President expressed keenness to push the bilateral relations forward and to solve the outstanding issues between the two countries.
Al Assad also affirmed his support to the deliberations of the Jordanian-Syrian higher committee which form an opportunity to discuss means of enhancing cooperation between the two countries in the various fields.
The Syrian Prime Minister, for his part, said the meetings of the higher committee will be concluded with the signing of eight cooperation agreements under which strengthen the bilateral relations for the interests of both nations.