Jumblatt: The Road to Damascus is now open


jumblatt hariri 032310Prime Minister Saad Hariri met with Progressive Socialist Party leader MP Walid Jumblatt on Tuesday at the Grand Serail to discuss the latest domestic developments.

Following his meeting with Hariri Jumblatt said the road to Damascus was now open, in reference to his expected visit to Syria, whose date he said would soon be set by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Jumblatt commented on US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s statement on Monday –when she said Jewish settlements undermine fresh negotiations—saying it was bold.

He also said he and Hariri discussed several domestic issues, including the PSP’s leniency over its initial rejection of privatizing electricity in Lebanon.