On Wednesday, the Syrian pound weakened against the US dollar, despite regime promises to revive the economy following the signing of strategic economy deals with Iran.
The dollar was up 0.30 percent at 530 pounds in two weeks.
On Tuesday, Bashar al-Assad hailed an economic deal with key ally Iran, as a bulwark against what he described as an “economic war” waged by the West.
The day after the allies signed a string of agreements, including a long-term “economic cooperation” deal, Assad spoke of reconstruction in the war-torn country.
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