Damascus (IP) - Iran's Minister of Roads and Urban Development stressed the need to expand bilateral cooperation between Iran and Syria in the field of transportation.

Iran PressIran news: "Rostam Ghasemi," on Thursday after a meeting with "Samer Al-Khalil," the Minister of Economy of Syria in Damascus, told reporters: "During the meeting, it was decided to implement the issues of the memorandums and agreements that exist between Iran and Syria."

Ghasemi added: "An agreement has been reached between Iran and Iraq to connect the two countries' railways; I hope that the next step is to connect the Iraqi railway to Syria, to provide this from Iran to Syria and to the Mediterranean Sea."

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The Minister of Roads and Urban Development of Iran also said that the expansion of maritime transport, the increase of Iran-Syria flights, and the development of land communication routes were among the essential issues emphasized in the meeting.

A high-ranking Iranian economic delegation headed by Rostam Ghasemi arrived in Damascus on Wednesday.

Arriving in Damascus, Ghasemi stressed the Iranian government's will to develop economic relations with Syria and achieve real economic partnerships.


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