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Syria, Tunisia to reopen embassies as Arab thaw grows with Assad

Syria continues to reconcile with countries across the Arab world.
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Syria and Tunisia have agreed to resume normal diplomatic relations, Syrian state media reported on Wednesday. The move marks another diplomatic victory for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad amid Syria's ongoing civil war. 

Per the deal, Tunisian President Kais Saied will appoint a new ambassador to Syria. For its part, Syria will reopen its embassy in Tunis and appoint an ambassador of its own, Syria’s official SANA news outlet reported. 

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