Tehran, Damascus discuss broadening banking ties

June 12, 2017 - 9:51

TEHRAN- Governor of Central bank of Iran (CBI) and his Syrian counterpart and his accompanying delegation discussed expansion of bilateral banking ties in Tehran on Sunday, Mehr news agency reported.

Underscoring that common banking ties between Iran and Syria should be developed via using national currencies, CBI governor Valiollah Seif said that barriers on the way to boost banking ties have been recognized and will be removed in near future.

The Syrian bank governor Duraid Durgham, for his part, said that regarding the held joint meeting between banking officials of the two countries and the current relations between Iran and Syria, common banking partnership should be improved.

He called for both countries’ banks to support economic projects in each of the countries.

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