Russia will continue to develop cooperation with Syria

Russia has no plans to give up trade and economic cooperation with Syria, Russian Foreign Ministry officials said, commenting on the possibility of giving a credit to Damascus.

“The unilateral sanctions imposed on Syria by a number of countries can’t serve as a ground for closing down Russian-Syrian economic programmes”, the document points out.

Another session of the permanent Russian-Syrian commission on trade, economic, and also scientific and technical cooperation took place in Moscow this May, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said.

This cooperation covers oil-and-gas field, energy sector, transport, and agriculture.

“Financial and investment cooperation, including the allocation of credits, is not ruled out either”, Russia’s Foreign Ministry stresses in its commentary. Continue reading