Syria looks to reopen seized border crossing with Jordan

Syrian government mulls reopening what was once a lucrative trade route, the Nassib crossing, recaptured from opposition groups in early July.

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    As the Syrian government continues to reclaim territory, the road to the border crossing with Jordan is ready for use, and Damascus is looking at prospects of reopening it.

    The closure of the Nassib crossing in 2011, before fighting erupted, has weighed on the economy of Syria and neighbouring states.

    Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Amman.


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