SYRIA, IRAQ DISCUSS ENHANCING ECONOMIC AND TRADE RELATIONS
BAGHDAD, Iraqi Trade Minister, Mohammad Hashem al-Ani, discussed with Syrian Ambassador in Baghdad, Satam Jadaan al-Dandah, prospects of developing and enhancing economic and trade cooperation between the two countries, in light of the victories achieved by their armies against terrorism.
During the meeting, al-Ani described relations between the two countries as historic and rapidly developing, particularly on the social and geographic levels, which bind the two brotherly countries.
He indicated that, the trade exchange between Iraq and Syria has reached significant levels, as it has been estimated at USD four billion, over the past years.
The Iraqi minister affirmed that his country exerts relentless efforts, to push its relations with Syria forward, and to strengthen trade exchanges between the two countries.
He noted that the Iraqi-Syrian Committee for Mutual Cooperation, will reactivate its work, in light of the agreement of economic cooperation and organising the trade exchange, which was signed between the two countries.
For his part, Ambassador al-Dandah expressed Syria’s desire, to bolster trade relations between the two countries, through opening the border crossings and increasing the volume of trade exchange, in addition to resolving all the outstanding issues.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORKhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/syria-iraq-discuss-enhancing-economic-and-trade-relations-2/General