As the link "http://www.sana.org/eng/24/2006/07/17/48137.htm"
shows, there are also positive productive aspects of the Iranian-Syrian
links, not only bad ones ! Looks like to be a fine motor car !
So that, whenever negative aspects usually get highlighted by the media, there also are nice aspects
And the Syrians, having seen how Egypt and Turkey for many years nicely successfully built and still are building FIAT under licence (Nasr/Murat), want now to have something also.