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News number: 8803121094

15:31 | 2009-06-02

Economy

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Iran's Railway to Reach Syria Soon

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran is hopeful that its railway can reach Syria via Iraq in the near future, a Syrian minister said in Damascus.



Speaking in a meeting with Iranian Deputy Minister for Roads and Transportation Hassan Ziari on Monday, Syrian Transport Minister Yarub Sulayman Badr reiterated that expansion of cooperation among Iran, Syria, Iraq and Turkey is beneficial for the region.

Also during the meeting, Ziari stressed that the current rail link between Tehran and Damascus is satisfactory.

Appreciating the expansion of ties in the field of transportation among Iran, Syria, Iraq and Turkey, he referred to the Railway Regional Summit held in Damascus June 1, and said some important issues were reviewed in the field of transportation in the event.