On Thursday, Syria and Abkhazia signed two agreements that enhance cooperation in various fields.
The first agreement stipulates the establishment a joint committee for economic, commercial, scientific, technical and cultural cooperation, while the second one provides mechanisms for trade and economic cooperation between the two friendly countries.
The Minister of Economy and Foreign Trade Mohammad, Samer al-Khalil and the Chairman of Planning and International Cooperation Authority, Imad Sabouni signed the agreements on behalf of the
Syrian side while Foreign Minister Daur Kove and Economy Minister Adgur Ardzinba signed for the Abkhazian side.
The signing of the agreements came after talks held between Prime Minister Imad Khamis and President of Abkhazia Raul Khajimba and the accompanying delegation.
Talks during the meeting dealt with setting up solid foundations for the promoting of relations between the two countries in various fields in addition to activating the visits between the commercial figures in the two countries and establishing joint economic events, including exhibitions.
For future cooperation, Khamis affirmed the need to work with clear bases in a way that achieves mutual interest for the two friendly people.
For his part, President Khajimba affirmed the importance of activating economic and tourism relations between the two countries.
This article was edited by The Syrian Observer. Responsibility for the information and views set out in this article lies entirely with the author.