Subscription and demo access


 
About Interfax
Press Releases
Products & Services
Contact us
Customer Login
 


Headlines
 

08/19 00:30   Russia, Germany working on idea of large interparliamentary commission - Putin (Part 2)
 
08/19 00:25   Putin calls on Europe to provide humanitarian aid to those areas in Syria where refugees can return (Part 2)
 
08/19 00:14   Volodin meets with Erdogan in Ankara (Part 2)
 
08/19 00:08   Volodin expects proposals from Duma's competent committees concerning Mail.ru Group's initiative to decriminalize repost offences
 
08/18 23:41   Settlement of Ukrainian crisis stalls - Putin
 
08/18 22:55   Putin calls on Europe to provide humanitarian aid to those areas in Syria where refugees can return
 
08/18 22:34   Merkel wishes to discuss human rights with Putin
 
08/18 22:28   Russia, Germany working on idea of large interparliamentary commission - Putin
 
08/18 22:21   Putin says his visit to Austrian FM's wedding was good
 
08/18 21:52   Merkel: We want JCPOA preserved but observe with concern Iran's activities, especially in implementation of its missile program
 


 

Interfax.com  |  Interfax news  |  Expanding Syrian foreign economic ties to help...


News headlines


February 07, 2018 20:06

Expanding Syrian foreign economic ties to help Syria govt step up its positions in dialogue with opposition - Rogozin

MOSCOW. Feb 7 (Interfax) - Enhancing Syrian foreign economic ties will make it possible for the country's government to reinforce its positions in the dialogue with the opposition, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said at a meeting with Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Ali Ghanem.

"I believe that the Syrian central government will even more step up its positions in this political dialogue, if economic ties are expanded," Rogozin said, commenting on the recent Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi important from the point of view of political settlement.

Russian-Syrian contacts have recently been intensive at the level of the bilateral intergovernmental commission and between the ministries, the deputy prime minister said. "A number of guests, including members of Syrian ministries and government, have recently visited Moscow. In this respect, following our December meeting in Damascus we are really staying tuned for enhancing our cooperation practically in all primary areas, which the revival of the economy of our country depends on," Rogozin said to the Syrian minister.

Major Russian companies, which are specialized in electricity output, extraction and processing of natural resources, got adapted and gained foothold in current Syrian conditions and are stepping up interaction with their Syrian partners, he said. "In various areas of interaction relevant roadmaps, including on energy, were signed," the deputy prime minister said.

The renovated committee has paid its first visit to Damascus in 2014, but "then the military and political situation has been much more complicated and the number of territories, which have been controlled by the Syrian central government, were fewer than we have today," Rogozin said.

The Russian deputy premier viewed this area of interaction as "the second front, which is open in the fight against terrorists." "Syrian residents are sick and tired of war, and they definitely need all primary necessities, including heating, meals, and elementary conditions for the normal life. It is no less important to win this war than to win war with arms in hands," Rogozin said. The Russian government is happy that the Syrians are maintaining active contacts with the Russian Energy Ministry and with Russian companies, he added.

In turn, Ghanem extended greetings to Rogozin on behalf of the Syrian leadership. "I would like to reiterate that today there were a lot of meetings, which have highlighted the process, which began at the recent intergovernmental commission meeting in Sochi," the Syrian minister said. "Over this short period of time a number of bilateral agreements were signed, the roadmap dealing with Russian-Syrian energy cooperation was signed during this visit, specifically while implementing the decisions made at a meeting between you and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus," he said.

Sb iz

(Our editorial staff can be reached at eng.editors@interfax.ru)

/Interfax/
 Subscription
You can access a demo version of, receive more information about or subscribe to Interfax publications by filling in and returning the form below. We also have dozens of reports in the Russian language, please indicate if you are interested.
Title:


Phone:


E-mail:


First name:


Company:


Country:
Last name:


Division:


City:
Products:
Central Asia & Caucasus Business Weekly
Central Asia General Newswire
Global Gas Analytics
Global Natural Gas Daily
Interfax Via Bloomberg Terminal
Kazakhstan General Newswire
Kazakhstan Mining Weekly
Kazakhstan Oil & Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Announcements
Russia & CIS Banking and Finance Weekly
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Daily
Russia & CIS Business and Financial Newswire
Russia & CIS Business and Investment Weekly
Russia & CIS Business Law Weekly
Russia & CIS Business news
Russia & CIS Defense Industry Weekly
Russia & CIS Diplomatic Panorama
Russia & CIS Energy Daily
Russia & CIS Energy Newswire
Russia & CIS Events Calendar
Russia & CIS Food and Agriculture Weekly
Russia & CIS General Newswire
Russia & CIS Headline News
Russia & CIS Insurance Weekly
Russia & CIS IT and Telecom Weekly
Russia & CIS Metals and Mining Weekly
Russia & CIS Military Daily
Russia & CIS Military Newswire
Russia & CIS Military Weekly
Russia & CIS Oil and Gas Weekly
Russia & CIS Presidential Bulletin
Russia & CIS Statistics Weekly
Russia Health & Pharmaceuticals
Russia Market Roundup
Russia Press Review
Ukraine Business Daily
Ukraine Business Weekly
Ukraine General Newswire
Please enter the digits from picture in the box below:

August 19, 2018
 
00:14
 
00:08
Volodin expects proposals from Duma's competent committees concerning Mail.ru Group's initiative to decriminalize repost offences
 
August 18, 2018
 
23:41
Settlement of Ukrainian crisis stalls - Putin
 
22:55
Putin calls on Europe to provide humanitarian aid to those areas in Syria where refugees can return
 
22:34
Merkel wishes to discuss human rights with Putin
 
22:28
Russia, Germany working on idea of large interparliamentary commission - Putin
 
22:21
Putin says his visit to Austrian FM's wedding was good
 
21:52
Merkel: We want JCPOA preserved but observe with concern Iran's activities, especially in implementation of its missile program
 
21:36
Merkel plans to discuss UN mission to Donbas with Putin, hopes for new attempt to secure truce
 
21:19
Hostilities in Syria on decline but complete peace not yet established - Merkel
 
21:03
Ukraine ought to play its role in gas transit to Europe even after Nord Stream 2 starts operation - Merkel
 
20:34
VOLODIN SAYS RECEIVED REQUEST FROM MAIL.RU GROUP TO DECRIMINALIZE LIABILITY FOR REPOSTS, SAYS EXPECTING PROPOSALS FROM CHIEFS OF COMPETENT COMMITTEES LEVIN, KRASHENINNIKOV
 
20:19
PUTIN: SETTLEMENT OF UKRAINIAN CRISIS NOT MAKING ANY PROGRESS, WE HOPE FOR PROGRESS IN THIS DIRECTION, PARTICULARLY, WITH REGARD TO UN SPECIAL MISSION
 
20:16
PUTIN CALLS ON EUROPE TO INTENSIFY PROVIDING HUMANITARIAN AID TO THOSE SYRIAN AREAS WHERE REFUGEES CAN RETURN NOW
 
 more headlines 



Interviews
 

.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has given an interview to Interfax ahead of the alliances summit in Brussels on July 11-12, in which he about Russias place on the summits agenda and how NATO is going to build relations with Russia.

more
.
.
U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton visited Moscow on June 27 to lay the groundwork for the first full-fledged meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump.

more
.
.
UK Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about the level of cooperation with Russia as part of preparations for the FIFA World Cup, his expectation as to the number of British fans who will come to Russia and other aspects of preparing for the tournament.

more

 
  
 ©   1991—2018   Interfax Information Service. All rights reserved.
contact information   |   Interfax offices   |   made by web.finmarket

News and other data on this site are provided for information purposes only, and are not intended for republication or redistribution. Republication or redistribution of Interfax content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Interfax.

Browse other Interfax sites:  Interfax.ru   |   IFX.RU   |   Interfax Group   Rambler's Top100