Iraq and Syria stresses the importance of reopening the port [Executive] border

2016/9/7 16:04


Based stressed the Iraqi charge d'affaires in Damascus, Minister Plenipotentiary Riad Hassoun al-Tai and Commerce Minister Abdullah Syrian-west, on the importance of reopening the Syrian port Tanf.

A statement by the Iraqi Foreign Ministry received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it on Wednesday that al-Taie West met in the Syrian ministry building in the capital, Damascus, "The two sides discussed during the meeting, bilateral relations and ways of strengthening them to serve the interests of the two brotherly peoples."

He said Iraqi charge d'affaires "the need to reopen the Syrian Tanf port and create conditions for the resumption of the movement of goods between the two countries after clearing the international highway that links Iraq and Syria of terrorist Daesh gangs," pointing to "the importance of the meetings of the Joint Commission between Baghdad and Damascus" ,.

For his part, Syrian Minister of Commerce, said that "Iraq is important for Syria economic partner," adding that he "will do its utmost to reopen the Syrian port Executive to work."