Representatives from 15 Arab countries met in Syria to discuss tightening the Arab boycott against Israel. The four-day meeting, which opened Monday in Damascus, will consider blacklisting new companies that do business with the Jewish state, The Associated Press reported. Officials at the meeting cited statistics showing that Israel loses $3 billion annually due to the boycott.
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