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Iran, Netherlands to cooperate on environment

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An Iranian environment official announced plans to promote cooperation with the Netherlands in improving conditions in industries and the natural environment.

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Managing Director of the National Fund to Protect Environment Houman Liaghati said that during a meeting with the Dutch Ambassador to Tehran Johannes Duma, the two sides stressed the need to use the latest technologies in a bid to protect the living environment.

He noted that cooperation in such areas as efficient use of water resources was at the center of the issues discussed. According to the official, they also agreed to have cooperation in research and environment education areas.

During the meeting, he said, Duma underlined the need for boosting international cooperation and trade between the National Environmental Fund with relevant organizations and institutions in the Netherlands, adding that National Environmental Fund can undertake an intermediary role between the Dutch and Iranian companies.

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