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Iran, Syria Explore Broader Multilateral Relations

Iran, Syria Explore Broader Multilateral RelationsIran, Syria Explore Broader Multilateral Relations

A joint forum was held between officials and businesspeople of Iran and Syria on Tuesday in Tehran where the two sides surveyed ways of expanding bilateral economic ties. 
Held at Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, the meeting was attended by Syria’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Suleiman Ghanem, Secretary of Iran’s Headquarters for Expanding Economic Ties with Iraq and Syria Hassan Danaeifar, the head of Iran-Syria Economic Committee, Keyvan Kashefi, Syrian Ambassador to Iran Adnan Mahmoud and representatives of Iranian businesspeople active in the fields of oil and energy, ILNA reported.
“The Iranian government is eager to expand cooperation in different fields, particularly oil, gas and petrochemical sectors, with Syria," Danaeifar said.
He noted that trade between Iran and Syria increased by 25% during the first five months of the current Iranian year (March 21-Aug. 22) compared with the similar period of last year.

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