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Syria, Iran agree ${esc.dollar}1 bln credit facility - Syrian TV

Source: Thomson Reuters Foundation - Wed, 16 Jan 2013 16:34 GMT
Author: Reuters
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BEIRUT, Jan 16 (Reuters) - Syria and Iran have agreed a ${esc.dollar}1 billion credit facility between Commercial Bank of Syria and Export Development Bank of Iran, Syrian state television reported on Wednesday.

It also said the two countries had reached agreements on energy transmission and electricity equipment.

Syrian Prime Minister Wael al-Halqi was in Iran on Wednesday, meeting officials.

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