Official calls for Iran and Iraq cooperation to combat dust storms
Director of the Center for International Affairs and Conventions of the Department of Environment Hossein Mousavifar on Wednesday called for boosting cooperation between the two countries aimed at combating dust storms.

Mousavifar made the remarks in a meeting with the Iraqi ambassador to Iran Nasir Abdul Mohsen Abdullah.

The meeting was convened due to the recent environmental issues to achieve proper executive and operational solutions for resolving the dust phenomenon, IRNA reported.

Mousavifar voiced his country's readiness to move forward with international planning and interactions to resolve the dust problem.

He called for the immediate implementation of previous agreements and their operationalization to this end.

There is a readiness to take practical measures that will benefit both nations’ interests as soon as possible, he further noted.

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