By Mei Jingya, Sina English
The Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has signed an agreement with Syria to increase cooperation on trading and the exchange of technologies, the country's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Monday.
DPRK's Foreign Trade Minister Ri Ryong Nam met the visiting Syria's delegation led by Minister of Culture Loubana Mouchaweh, KCNA said.
The Joint Economic Committee between DPRK and Syria held its eighth meeting since Oct. 30 till Monday in Pyongyang.
In the meeting, both countries assessed the state of implementation of the protocol forged in the previous meeting while signing another protocol on economic trading and cooperation over sci/tech as well as environmental protection.