Jordan’s Abdullah receives first name from Syria’s Assad since begin of battle


AMMAN, Oct 3 (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah obtained a telephone name from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, the royal palace mentioned on Sunday in what officers mentioned was the primary such communication for the reason that begin of the battle in Syria a decade in the past.

“They discussed relations between the two brotherly countries and ways of enhancing cooperation,” the Jordanian palace assertion mentioned.

Reporting by Suleiman Al-Khalidi; Editing by David Clarke

Jordan's King Abdullah II speaks after being welcomed by U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., July 22, 2021. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz