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Sunday, October 02, 2005 

La Vache qui Rit factory to open in Syria


The French Bel company - manufacturers of the Laughing Cow cheese have announced they'll open a 13 million euro factory in Syria.

It's the first direct foreign investment in Syria - and will come as a relief given the recent harsh words eminating from France.

Syria was recently on the verge of signing the Syria-EU Association Agreement which would open up trade with Europe in the face of new sanctions from the US.

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