Syria welcomes activation of agreements with Lebanon: ambassador

Syria welcomes the activation of all agreements with Lebanon which are in the interest of both countries, Syria’s ambassador to Lebanon was quoted as saying by the Elnashra news website on Sunday.

The remarks of Ali Abdel Karim Ali came on the occasion of Lebanon’s recent agreement with Syria to import gas from Egypt and electricity from Jordan using Syrian infrastructure.

“Damascus welcomes Lebanon’s access to Egyptian gas and electricity from Jordan through its lands … and Damascus welcomes the activation of all agreements,” the ambassador said.

He emphasized the importance of the visit by a Lebanese delegation the previous day to Syria for this purpose which falls in the interest of the two countries.