SYRIA/IRAN

 

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...