Syrian Oil Minister to negotiate government agreement with Russia

On September 7, Syrian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Resources IbrahimHaddad will arrive in Moscow. He will meet with Russian state officials todiscuss the outlooks for collaboration with Russia in the gas and oilindustry and to negotiate the signing of a governmental agreement in thisfield, the Russian Energy Ministry reported. The agenda of his stay inRussia includes a visit to oil-processing regions of Russia, including theTatar and Udmurt Republics and Western Siberia..