Jun 23, 2020 09:58 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 11, 2020 22:13 Asia/Tehran]
  • Jordan: US sanctions will not affect Amman-Damascus ties
    Jordan: US sanctions will not affect Amman-Damascus ties

The Jordanian Prime Minister has said that the US sanctions would not affect economic relations and trade between Jordan and Syria.

Iran PressMiddle East: Referring to the US 'Caesar Act' to sanction Syria, Omar al-Razzaz said on Monday that the basic materials and goods will continue to be exchanged between Syria and Jordan.

Al-Razzaz furthers said that Jordan considers any opportunity for bilateral trade with Syria.

The US Congress passed Caesar Law in 2019 and enforced it from the beginning of June.

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