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Jordan, Syria, Lebanon discuss electricity cooperation

A project to provide Lebanon with electricity is the latest sign of Jordan resuming times with Syria.
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Jordan hosted Lebanese and Syrian officials Wednesday for a discussion on providing energy-starved Lebanon with electricity.

The energy and electricity ministers of the three countries met in Amman. They agreed to restart an electricity line between Jordan and Syria as a first step toward providing Lebanon with electricity. Jordan’s Minister of Energy Hala Zawati said they set up technical teams to work on the project but did not give a timetable, the official Petra news agency reported.

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