Syria, Abkhazia ink two cooperation agreements

Damascus, SANA- Syria and Abkhazia signed on Thursday two agreements on enhancing cooperation in various fields.

The first agreement stipulates for the establishment a joint committee for economic, commercial, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation while the second one provides for the facilitation and development of trade and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries.

Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad Samer al-Khalil and the Chairman of Planning and International Cooperation Authority Imad Sabouni signed the agreements on behalf of the
Syrian side while Foreign Minister Daur Kove and Economy Minister Adgur Ardzinba signed for the Abkhazian side.

The signing of the agreements came after talks held between Prime Minister Imad Khamis and President of Abkhazia Republic Raul Khajimba and the accompanying delegation.

Talks during the meeting dealt with setting up solid foundations for promoting the relations between the two countries in various fields in addition to activating the visits between the commercial figures in the two countries and establishing joint economic events, including

Khamis affirmed the need to work in accordance with clear bases for future cooperation in a way that achieves mutual interest for the two friendly people.

For his part, President Khajimba affirmed the importance of activating economic and tourism relations between the two countries.


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