This cant be a bad thing. While Israel should remain vigilant as far as Syrias true intentions are concerned, diplomatic channels should remain open. The old adage that their cannot be war without Egypt or a peace without Syria should be remembered. Maybe the Syrians are realising that they may have painted themselves into a corner by their actions over the last couple of decades and are more accomodating to the thought of peace with us these days. Only dialogue can help them along that road.
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from the article: Syrian official in Madrid calls for fresh negotiations with Israel