Syria Eyes Iran For More Aid


Syria’s beleaguered government is once again leaning on Iran for more financial support and assistance to keep it afloat.

Syrian Prime Minister Wail al-Halqi this week met in Damascus with Rostam Qasemi, Iran’s former oil minister and the country’s key representative to the Iran-Syria Economic Relations Committee.

Mr Halqi, who has just formed a new cabinet, said that discussions between the two countries dealt...