Oman Becomes The First Gulf State To Send An Ambassador To Syria
Oman becomes the first country to send an ambassador to Syria. Oman happens to be the only country that has kept a diplomatic relationship with Syria despite the pressure of the United States and the other Gulf allies.
The credential of the foreign minister from Oman Turki bin Mahmood al-Busaidy has been accepted and has been appointed to the post.
Some other Arabs stated are also reconciling their relationship with Syria. However, Oman is the first Gulf state to do so.
Bahrain also along with Oman kept the embassy open. Sultan Haitham pledged to keep the friendly terms with all the countries.
Syria's membership in Arab League was canceled back in 2011. Kuwait has notified that it will reiterate in Damascus only if there is an agreement in the Arab League.
The United States has imposed new sanctions by cutting off funds of Syria and has warned that anyone doing business with Damascus will have to face the consequences in the form of blacklisting.