25 September 2019 - 16:28
  • News Code: 293632
Tehran Standing beside Damascus: Syrian Official

TEHRAN (Shana) -- The Syrian minister of petroleum and mineral resources said that the Islamic Republic of Iran was supporting Syria as the leading allied country to Damascus.

Speaking during a visit to the Iran Plast International Exhibition, Ali Soleiman Ghanem said that Syria enjoyed a lot of cooperation with Irnaian friends, adding, “We move forward in accordance with cooperation with Iran.”

He said Iran and Syria had many cooperation agreements, adding Syria was seeking to address its needs by cooperation with Iran.

The Syrian official who also met with Iranian Minister of Petroleum Bijan Zangeneh on Tuesday in Tehran, further added that the achievements of Iran’s petrochemical industry proved that the sanctions not only had no bad effect on the industry in Iran, but also had brought about some positive outcome for the sector.

“The sanctions caused a rapid growth in Iranian industries,” he said.

The 13th Iran Plast international exhibition began on Sunday, September 22 and rounds up on September 25 at Tehran’s permanent fairgrounds.

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