Syrian President, Argentinean Foreign Minister hold talks on bilateral ties

22:04, January 24, 2011      

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Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Argentine's Foreign Minister Hector Timerman held talks here Monday on bilateral relations, Syrian official SANA news agency reported.

The two sides discussed boosting economic and scientific relations and encouraging joint investments between the two countries.

Talks also touched upon the stalled peace process in the region as Assad held Israel responsible for the suspension. He also pointed out U.S. administration's failure to pressure Tel-Aviv to commit to the international legitimacy.

For his part, Timerman expressed his country's high appreciation over Syria's stance of supporting his country.

The visiting Argentinean official held talks on Sunday with his Syrian counterpart Walid al-Moallem discussing regional issues, the report said.

On July 2010, Assad and his Argentinean counterpart Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner held talks in Buenos Aires on means for bolstering relations between the two countries in all fields to match the strong bonds between the two peoples.

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