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Syria, Iran Sign Initials of Long-Term Strategic Economic Cooperation Agreement

 TEHRAN, (ST)-Syria and Iran on Sunday Signed the initials of the long-term strategic economic cooperation agreement.

The agreement was signed by Mohammad Samer al-Khalil, Syria's Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade and head of the Syrian side in the Joint Ministerial Economic Committee and by Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development Mohamed Eslami, who also heads his country's delegation to the joint economic committee.

During the signing session, Al-Khalil said that the relations between Syria and Iran are excellent and "we seek boosting economic cooperation up to the level of cooperation in other fields.

 He noted that the strategic economic cooperation agreement is being signed in parallel with Syria's victories over terrorism.

He made it clear that the cooperation agreement will provide opportunity for the Iranian companies to enter investment market in Syria and it will contribute to facilitating trade exchange.

 On his part, Eslami stressed that the historical relations between the two countries are now witnessing the most important stages, clarifying that the cooperation and efforts exerted and procedures adopted by the governments of the two countries will lead to achieving sustainable security and pace in the region.

Hamda Mustafa