Jan 26, 2014, 3:30 PM
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Iran-Syria cooperation to promote: Labor minister

Tehran, Jan 26, IRNA - Minister of Cooperatives, Labor and Social Welfare Ali Rabi'ie in a meeting with visiting Syrian Minister of Social Affairs Kinda Al-Shammat said here on Sunday that social cooperation between the two nations will boost in future.

Pointing to the ongoing crisis in that Arab country in the past three years, Rabi’ie underlined that Damascus is facing severe problems in meeting demands of orphans, widows and the disabled.

He voiced Iran's readiness to share its valuable experiences with the Syrian people in the field of education.

Al-Shammat, for her part, stressed that the Western economic sanctions on Syria have targeted the Syrian nation.

She said several Syrian cities have been completely destroyed, adding that the Saudi and Qatari terrorists should be accounted responsible for the destructions.