was likely the source of an Iraqi diplomat to Damascus to open the Abu Kamal border crossing - based next month, revealing a visit to a senior Iraqi delegation to Syria to hold the first meeting of the Joint Commission between the two countries since about 8 years. 

In a statement to the Syrian newspaper "Al Watan", the source said: What was meant by the Iraqi Chief of Staff Major General Othman al-Ghanmi said yesterday that "the next few days will witness the opening of the border port" between Syria and Iraq ,

Syria and Iraq link three official crossings, in addition to the Bu Kamal, which is controlled by the Syrian army, the crossing of "Yaraabiya-Rabia" controlled by the "Syrian Democratic Forces" Qusd "and the" Al-Tanf-Al-Walid "crossing, which is located in an area occupied by US forces.