Breaking News

Asia Today ISSN 1861-4604 Thursday, January 18, 2018

Headline

Russia to continue cooperation with Syria despite sanctions

Possibility of giving a credit to Damascus

Share on Facebook August 26, 2012, Reporter : Trend, Reader : 395

news

 

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 Voice of Russia reported.

"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.

More Euro Asia news of the month

Photos Islamic State begins mass retreat from Syria, Iraq to North Africa

PanARMENIAN.Net - Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq are beginning to withdraw in great numbers from Syria and Iraq to Egypt and...

Photos Syria alleges Israel targetted its military base in Damascus

DAMASCUS, Syria - Syria has accused Israel of launching missiles in a bid to attack its military installation near the Syrian capital...

Photos ‘Bloody conflict in Syria does not have a military solution’

DANANG, Vietnam - The Russian and U.S. President Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump held a brief meeting on the sidelines of a regional...

Photos ISIS targets in Syria struck by Russian cruise missiles

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Russian military on Thursday targeted Islamic State militants that were hiding out in the eastern Syrian province...

Photos As holy month of Ramadan ends, Muslims across the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr with prayers for peace

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Muslims around the world marked the end of the holy month of Ramadan on Saturday and started the festival of...

Photos Is the world’s most dangerous terrorist group headless?

RAQQA, Syria - Several times in the past, the media has speculated about the death of one of the world’s most feared man, the man...

Photos In horrific attack, ISIS terrorists kill children with bricks

HAMA, Syria - Amid fears of a wave of massacres being plotted by the Islamic State Militant group (ISIS) in Shiite villages - extremists...

Photos Convoy of coaches carrying evacuees from besieged Syrian towns hit by huge explosion, scores killed

ALEPPO, Syria - Buses carrying people that were evacuated from a besieged government-held town in war-torn Syria were struck by an...

Photos Iran and Greece join Russia in condemning U.S. intervention in Syria

DAMASCUS, Syria - The Syrian Armed Forces Command has condemned the attack on its air base by the U.S. military on Friday, saying the...

Flying Reimagined

Stock Index

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Life Style

Photo Gallery

FEUILLETON