Jul 27, 2021, 8:13 PM
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Qalibaf terms Syria as exceptional opportunity for Iran's trade

Tehran, IRNA - Iranian Parliament Speaker Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, before departure Tehran to Damascus, said on Tuesday that the situation in Syria is an exceptional trade opportunity to Iran.

Before leaving Tehran for Damascus, Qalibaf said that the visit is done due to the official invitation of Syria to negotiate and consult with the high officials of this country on bilateral economic and regional cooperation.

Congratulating the re-election of Assad as the Syrian President, he described the trip as an opportunity to expand economic, political, and cultural relations with Syria.

The military and security situation in Syria is better and the threats posed by terrorist groups and ISIS are over, and the country is on the path to economic development, he added.

He highlighted that during this trip and according to the agreement on comprehensive cooperation between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Syrian government, serious negotiations will be held and agreements will be approved by both countries Consultative Assemblies in the near future.

Syria's position is an exceptional opportunity to develop Iran's trade and to get closer to the markets of Europe and the Mediterranean. Also, there are great opportunities for cooperation in the industry, agriculture, tourism, and oil, the speaker underscored.

In the end, he expressed hope that this trip would be a basis to create new opportunities for businessmen and the beginning of more cooperation in economics, politics, and culture.


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