“If it had not been for Iranian support we could not have survived the crisis,” a senior Syrian trade official said from Damascus, requesting anonymity.
Dealers said the fall was driven by several factors, including a realization that US strikes on Islamic State were not helping Assad as much as had been expected. But a major one was that a falling oil price had made them fear Iran would be less able to help shore up its ally’s economy.
OCDG: That’s what happens when the God damned opec (supposed Muslim Arab nations) is under the control of the devil aka israel and her thralls.
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