Syrian-Iranian talks to boost cooperation in foodstuffs exchange

Damascus, SANA-Minister of Internal Trade and Consumer Protection, Amro Salem discussed with Iranian Minister of Industry, Mines and Trade, Seyyed Reza Fatemi Amin and an accompanying delegation means of enhancing trade relations between the two countries and developing joint economic cooperation to serve the interests of the two peoples.

The two sides discussed issues related to specifying the foodstuffs and commodities required in the Syrian and Iranian markets and the possibility of trade exchange in a way that creates a balance between the importer and the exporter in both countries in addition to establishing joint projects and exchanging experiences.

Minister Salem affirmed in a press statement after the meeting that there is a common desire between the two countries to cooperate in the fields of foodstuffs, agricultural investment, manufacturing and the exchange of goods that serve the Syrian and Iranian markets.

In turn, the Iranian minister pointed out to the importance of upgrading trade and economic relations to the level of historical relations between the two countries to serve the interests of the two peoples, stressing his country’s readiness to support the Syrian people in all circumstances.

Manar Salameh/ Mazen Eyon

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