Iranian Parliament Approves Renewal of Oil Supply Deal with Syria 

On 6 August the Iranian Majlis (parliament) approved the renewal of the agreement for the supply 6mn tons of oil to Syria for a further period of one year. Agreement in principle on the renewal of the oil supply deal was reached during the visit last May to Iran of Syrian Deputy Oil Minister 'Isa Ibrahim Yusuf (MEES, 27 May).

The agreement provides for the supply of the oil to Syria on the same terms as...