Syria and Romania discuss cultural cooperation

Syrian Vice President Dr. Najah al-Attar on Wednesday met Romanian Minister of Culture Kelemen Hunor, stressing the importance of beefing up the historical relations between Syria and Romania as they are the most important bridges binding the nations.

Dr. al-Attar added that the cordial deep-rooted relations between Syria and Romania constitute a solid basis for opening new prospects of fruitful cooperation in the economic, political and social domains, serving the best interests of the two friendly countries.

The Vice President called for enhancing the exchange of cultural activities and activating the role of the communities in both countries in a way that would be reflected positively on the historical denominators between the two sides.

For his Part, Minister Hunor lauded the historical special relations binding the two countries which could form the basis for opening new prospects of cooperation.

The minister said Romania considers Syria as an important partner in the political, economic and cultural fields and Romania is a gate for Syria into the countries of the European Union.

“I think that anyone who is interested in culture knows that Syria is the cradle of religions, cultures and civilizations and subsequently, he considers that he belongs to Syria,” Hunor added.

He hoped that the projects of cultural cooperation between Damascus and Bucharest would form a remarkable step on the way for enhancing the bilateral cooperation.

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