Syria’s SIAMCO Discusses Car Assembly With AvtoVAZ, Thawra Says

Aug. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Syria’s SIAMCO car company is in discussions with OAO AvtoVAZ, Russia’s largest automaker, about assembling a car in Syria, state-run Al Thawra newspaper said today, citing Nidal Fallouh, head of SIAMCO’s board of directors.

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